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Con Men: HuffPost Live Explores The Art Of Deception

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It may not be the oldest profession in the world, but it's close.

In this discussion of the art of the con, HuffPost Live explores audacious scams like the 9/11 survivor who wasn't even in the country at the time, the husband who married his wife purely to rack up vast debts in her name, and the French fraudster who posed as a family's long lost child.

What makes these scammers tick? How do they win our trust -- and what drives us to believe them? Todd Robbins, the man who literally wrote book on conning, joins me in the HuffPost Live studio for a conversation about the art of deception.

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