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FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
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ABC News Ran My Made Up Story | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Digital ad guru Kenny Hyder wrote clickbait articles as a fake blogger, "Rachel Brewson", but it all fell apart when Rachel's article about dating a Republican went viral.
VICE Specials
15:36

The UK’s Greatest Art Forgers Reveal Their Secrets

VICE’s Sydney Lima meets two notorious art forgers who created 1000s of fake paintings during their careers. She takes a fake to a forensic lab. Will it fool the expert?
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
8:28

I’ve Pretended to Be 500 Missing Children | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Frédéric Bourdin is a serial impostor. Beginning his impersonations as a child, he’s assumed around 500 false identities – three of them were missing teenagers.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:12

How I Ended up on Interpol’s Most Wanted List

Not many thieves end up on Interpol’s most wanted list, but Mark Blaney did. He told us about his years as a jewellery thief across Europe.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
2:54

The Young and the Scammed Episode 3

What seemed like the career opportunity of a lifetime turned into a dangerous situation.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
4:39

I Stole $2 Million of Jewellery as a Fake Arab Prince

Saqib Mumtaz couldn’t resist one last audacious crime and it came in the form of a $2 million dollar jewellery heist whilst intimidating the Prince of Brunei.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
2:54

The Young and the Scammed Episode 2

It was a scam based on extortion... and emotion.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
2:54

T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed Episode 1

This second-generation immigrant, and college student, was the perfect victim.
VWN Super-Users
9:00

I Exposed a Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Scam

Professional 'scambaiter', Kit Boga, has been taking on the people behind fake Covid-19 vaccines. We met him as he trolls and exposes the scammers.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:34

Stealing 7 Tons of Gold: The Gentleman Conman

“Stealing from the ultra-rich is not a sin,” says the infamous thief Vincenzo Pipino who stole gold, art and jewels worth millions and shared his profits with the poor.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
6:50

How I Made Millions Forging Priceless Art

‘Max the Forger’ specialised in faking the world’s most expensive art and selling it for a fortune. He tells us how he made his paintings look like famous antiques.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
9:17

The Two Scottish Rappers Who Conned the World

In this episode of Fakes, Frauds & Scammers, we hear the story of two Scottish lads who reinvented themselves as LA-based hip-hop artists. They claimed Eminem “taught them how to rap” and enjoyed a spectacular rise to the top of the music industry.
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