07/13/2011 10:06 am ET Updated Sep 12, 2011

Croissant Scam Cost Taiwan Man $400,000

That's a lot of dough for a breakfast pastry! Con artists swindled a Taiwanese man for $400,000 in a scam that started when the victim responded to an online ad for "French bread which is so delicious that it will make you cry," the Mail & Guardian reported.

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