Con Artists

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  1. R!f@@

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    Who do you think is the biggest fakes of them all. The baddest con artist.

    It can be anyone you see in serials, movies or real life.

    Name the ones that you think.
     
  2. jpanhalt

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    In the non-political arena, a case could be made for Bernard Madoff with his $50 billion ponzi scheme as being the greatest con artist.

    I would nominate Michael Milikin as runner-up (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Milken). He was not only a great con artist, but he kept his wealth and spent almost no time the slammer.

    John
     
  3. R!f@@

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    50 Billion :eek:.
    Do they really get that much after conning people?
     
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    You could sell Islands,every american wants there own Island.
    It would be hard to check on there Island because its so far away.
    So you could down load a picture a small Island and put a price on it.
    You got a picture to down load for fun to look at. A Island would start at
    $10,000.000.
     
  5. Wendy

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    Billy Solestis, we're proud of ya son,
    Hey Billy Billy Hey Billy Billy Billly!
    With 50 mil and a federal judge!
    Hey Billy Billy Hey Billy Billy Billly!

    Chad Mitchell Trio.

    I suspect Bernard Madoff set the standard though.
     
  6. R!f@@

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    :eek:

    What was that all about !
     
  7. Wendy

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    A Texas con artist during the fifties, put to song. The Chad Mitchel Trio were folk singers.
     
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  9. R!f@@

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    Who? :confused:
     
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  12. R!f@@

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    Hmmm! So uptill now all of 'em are in the grave.

    Now how about some living ones that are seeing on TV Serials?
     
  13. retched

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    A lot of the info-mercials are not scams, but pretty close.

    Like the drain-clog-remover. It is a clothes hanger with a mascaera brush on the end.

    $20 + $7.99 shipping and handling.
     
  14. BillO

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    Wow, where can I get one?
     
  15. R!f@@

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    What the.........ahhh! for crying out loud...
    I'm not talking abt objects.
     
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  17. R!f@@

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    IMHO The biggest Con is Kris Angel
     
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    The biggest con artists of all....

    THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

    VAT (a buying tax) now at 20%.
     
  19. Markd77

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    Or the investment bankers, the reason why we have to pay so much tax and owe more money than I could count in my lifetime.
     
  20. R!f@@

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    Government cannot be a single entity....:D
     
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