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Focus Has Blurred Lines

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

There was a time in the past when Will Smith was the most charming of actors. Any movie he made was enhanced by the pleasure of his personality. Then came "After Earth" and his career has never recovered.

The Power of 'Greed'

Stacy Keach | Posted 10.13.2012 | TV
Stacy Keach

Our shows document the stories of fraudsters at large, on the run, who have evaded the authorities. There is a reward offered for information leading to their arrest and conviction. Hopefully, we will be able to apprehend one of them as the result of exposing them.

WATCH: The Art Of The Con

Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

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...

Why I'm Glad I Was Swindled

Amy Reading | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money
Amy Reading

The con that ensnared me was a mundane one, which made it all the more undetectable. It wasn't an ungrammatical email promising fantastic riches, but a perfectly ordinary financial transaction with two very nice people.

The 12 Best Con Artist Schemes Ever

Amy Reading | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Amy Reading

America has always admired a good confidence artist, that sleek and clever shyster whose fancy words promise a golden future. He is a direct descendent of mythic anti-heroes like cowboys or noir detectives, who exploit the ragged edges of the modern world.

Are You Too Smart for an Internet Scam? I Thought So Too.

Julie Gray | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home
Julie Gray

I have always thought myself way, way too smart for an internet scam.

Sushi for Life: John Vorhaus' The California Roll

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nina Sankovitch

In the L.A. world of Vorhaus, there are the mooks who work all day and there are the cons who scheme away their hours. All is fair in the pursuit of the American Dream.