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17-Year-Old Fired From Walmart Allegedly Scams Store Out Of $39,000

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2014 | Crime

A 17-year-old Oklahoma boy fired from Walmart for stealing scammed the superstore out of thousands of dollars, authorities said. "He's intelligent,...

Simon Lovell: The Weird and Wonderful Guru de Con to USA Network's White Collar Con Men

Myra Chanin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Simon was skilled, charming, entertaining and particularly well-versed in sleight-of-hand. He wrote books deconstructing magic tricks for magicians and performed magic shows for the public.

Art Dealer And 'Career Con Man' To Be Sentenced

AP | By LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 09.20.2011 | Crime

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A former Rhode Island art dealer convicted of defrauding a wide range of investors – from a wealthy collector of Japanese sw...

Sympathy for Mr. Con Man

Rian Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rian Johnson

As you sit with your wallet safely in your pocket, give a nod to that aristocrat of thievery, the noble con artist, up there on the silver screen. Where he belongs.

Anatomy of a Con Artist: How Madoff Played the Trust Equation

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

The Trust Equation describes the components of trustworthiness. Measuring Bernie Madoff by the trust equation shows just what an effective job he did at mimicking genuine trust.

Venture Capitalist Con Man Steals $20M, Convicted Of 22 Felony Counts

Bits | Claire Cain Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The venture capital business is based on trust. Investors hand over money to a venture capitalist and trust that person to invest it wisely on their b...