Notable con-artists

Anna Sorokin: Fake heiress who swindled Manhattan’s elite

Simon Leview: The ‘Tinder Swindler’

Ferdinand Waldo Demara: One of the greatest impostors the world has ever seen

Frank Abegnale Jr.: The con man who ended up working for the FBI

Viktor Lustig: The man who sold the Eiffel tower


A critical essay on “The Impostor Syndrome” (2023)

Fake doctor arrested (2022)

Woman arrested after faking sign language to become interpreter for US police (2022)

French serial-killer expert admits serial lies, including murder of imaginary wife (2020)