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5 Outrageous Con Men

2018-06-01 7,831 93 344,308 YouTube

New articles every weekday at http://themodernrogue.com ! Never look a grift horse in the mouth. * none of our con artists are actually horses, unfortunately ----------------------------------------------------------------- Reference Material 5 People Who Took Con Artistry To Crazy New Heights https://www.themodernrogue.com/articles/2018/1/29/5-people-who-took-con-artistry-to-crazy-new-heights --- (YT) The Great Reality TV Swindle https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF7C9A2101A0A4952 (Variety) Inside Move: Doc chronicles U.K. contestant con https://web.archive.org/web/20110717190600/http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117876702 (The Guardian) The forgotten story of ... Carlos Kaiser, football's greatest conman https://theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/apr/26/the-forgotten-story-of-carlos-kaiser-footballs-greatest-conman (Smithsonian) The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/man-who-sold-eiffel-tower-twice-180958370/ Historical Currency Converter (test version 1.0) http://www.historicalstatistics.org/Currencyconverter.html (YT: xenmordoc) Ultima Online - 020 - Mage - Buying Boat 8x8ing https://youtu.be/sigF-rovvWc ----------------------------------------------------------------- Patreon: https://patreon.com/modernrogue Discord (patron reward): https://discord.gg/modernrogue MR Articles: https://themodernrogue.com Outtakes & BTS: https://youtube.com/scamstuff Subreddit: https://modernrogue.reddit.com Merch: https://shop.themodernrogue.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/modernrogueshow Instagram: https://instagram.com/modernrogueshow Facebook: https://facebook.com/modernrogues ----------------------------------------------------------------- Music used in this episode: "Where You Do Belong" by Cullah http://cullah.com/discography/Cullah_The_Wild/Where_You_Do_Belong "4:21pm" by Ian Ewing https://chillhop.bandcamp.com/album/chillhop-essentials-winter-2017 "-xpkt" by invention_ https://chillhop.bandcamp.com/album/chillhop-raw-cuts "The Whut" by Bluntone https://chillhop.bandcamp.com/album/chillhop-raw-cuts-2 "taipei rosebuds" by mommy & snowglobe https://chillhop.bandcamp.com/album/chillhop-essentials-spring-2018 Most of the music from the show: http://bit.ly/mrspotify ----------------------------------------------------------------- This episode was made with the help of: Brian Brushwood - host -- https://twitter.com/shwood Jason Murphy - host -- https://instagram.com/captainmurphy Brandt Hughes - camera operator / editor / additional research -- https://twitter.com/gatowag Bryce Castillo - camera operator / live audio engineer -- https://twitter.com/brycas Luis Prada - article writer -- https://twitter.com/Luis_Prada