Frauds and Swindling

How a Fake Priest Duped Oxford and a World-Famous Historian

2 days ago   |   NY Times

In “The Professor and the Parson,” Adam Sisman recounts the life of Robert Parkin Peters: bigamist, phony academic, “Romeo of the Church.”
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How a Fake Priest Duped Oxford and a World-Famous Historian

6 days ago   |   NY Times

In “The Professor and the Parson,” Adam Sisman recounts the life of Robert Parkin Peters: bigamist, phony academic, “Romeo of the Church.”
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The ‘McMillions' Monopoly Scheme, Explained

16 days ago   |   NY Times

A new HBO documentary series chronicles the plot that siphoned off $24 million in McDonald's prizes. Here's how it worked.
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Review: HBO's ‘McMillions' Reminds Us That Every Era Has Its Scam

18 days ago   |   NY Times

A six-part documentary tells the story of the great 20th-century McDonald's Monopoly fraud case with quirky characters and lackluster visuals.
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Wealth and Fraud in 1920s Florida

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Christopher Knowlton's “Bubble in the Sun” tells a story of quick fortunes made and lost in Florida real estate.
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Adela Holzer, Whose Fall From Grace Was Theatrical, Is Dead

1 month ago   |   NY Times

She went from being “Broadway's hottest producer” to “one of the cleverest and most successful white-collar criminals in the history of this state.”
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Dropping 12/18: MAD 11!

2 monthes ago   |   Tom Richmond

Yes, they are still publishing it. Arriving in subscribers mailboxes already, and in comic book shops everywhere Wednesday! Cover Star Wars Funnies Christmas Greedings* A MAD...
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Charges Against Dealer Dropped in Art Dispute With Russian Oligarch

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Monaco authorities had charged Yves Bouvier with fraud in connection with his sales to Dmitry Rybolovlev, but a court decided the investigation was biased.
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Overlooked No More: Rose Mackenberg, Houdini's Secret ‘Ghost-Buster'

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Working undercover for the illusionist, Mackenberg exposed phony psychics who claimed they could connect people to their dead loved ones.
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Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Prosecutors say Douglas A. J. Latchford, 88, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities, falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art...
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