A con man

A man who cheats or tricks someone by gaining their trust and persuading them to believe something that is not true.


Oxford Lexico Dictionary

[singular] a trick; an act of cheating somebody

  • The so-called bargain was just a big con!
  •  (British English) a con trick


  • The scheme was all a big con.
  • It was all one big con trick.
Oxford Learners Dictionary

‘A con man simply inspires confidence in himself and his promised abilities and then uses that to exploit his audience.’

‘He represents, not so much a political or ideological trend, as a definite social type: the cynical con man or hustler.’


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“A Conman” is a term that typically refers to an individual who engages in fraudulent or deceitful behavior to gain advantage or personal benefit at the expense of others. The key points associated with a conman can include:

  1. Deception: A conman is skilled at deceiving others by using manipulative tactics, lies, and misrepresentations to gain the trust and confidence of their victims.

  2. Exploitation: A conman seeks to exploit the vulnerabilities of their victims, such as their emotions, greed, or naivety, to extract money, information, or other valuable resources from them.

  3. Charisma and charm: Conmen often possess charismatic and charming personalities, which they use to create a favorable impression and establish rapport with their victims.

  4. Confidence tricks: Conmen use various confidence tricks or scams, such as Ponzi schemes, investment frauds, romance scams, or fake charities, to defraud their victims.

  5. Manipulation: Conmen are skilled at manipulating the emotions, beliefs, and behavior of their victims to further their fraudulent schemes. They may use psychological tactics, such as manipulation, persuasion, and coercion, to achieve their goals.

  6. Criminal behavior: Conmen engage in illegal activities by using fraud, forgery, identity theft, or other illicit means to carry out their scams and defraud their victims.

  7. Lack of remorse: Conmen often lack remorse or guilt for their actions and may continue their fraudulent activities even after being caught or facing legal consequences.

  8. Financial gain: The primary motivation of a conman is typically financial gain. They may target individuals, businesses, or even entire communities to extract money or other valuable assets.

  9. Victims: Conmen prey on unsuspecting individuals who may be vulnerable or trusting, and their actions can result in financial loss, emotional distress, and other negative impacts on their victims.

  10. Legal consequences: Engaging in fraudulent activities is illegal in most jurisdictions, and conmen can face legal consequences, including fines, restitution, and imprisonment, when caught and convicted.

It’s important to note that engaging in fraudulent activities is illegal and unethical, and conmen prey on the vulnerability and trust of others for their own gain. It’s essential to be vigilant, skeptical, and cautious when dealing with unfamiliar individuals or financial opportunities to avoid falling victim to conmen. If you suspect that you or someone you know may have been a victim of a conman, it’s important to report the incident to the appropriate authorities for investigation and potential legal action.

1 – “60 Minutes” Presents: 21st Century Cons

28 feb. 2011

“60 Minutes” presents a special hour with two stories featuring hidden cameras that capture conmen at work.
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2 Is this Australia’s most dangerous conman? | 60 Minutes Australia

25 jun. 2020

There’s no nice way to put it: Goran Markovic is a con artist. He’s very good at being very bad, and no one should ever believe or trust him. For 40 years he has been perfecting his nasty craft, lying his way around Australia and the world, fleecing almost everyone he encounters. From millionaire businessmen to unsuspecting women – anyone it seems is a potential target. Even police, tasked with trying to bring Markovic to justice, have been mocked and taunted by this elusive “catch-me-if-you-can” crook. But in a special 60 MINUTES investigation, the tables are turned as the con man gets stung by two of his victims. Goran Markovic is finally caught and it’s all on camera.
For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.

3 Secret recordings expose Australia’s most notorious con man Peter Foster | 60 Minutes Australia

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22 jun. 2020

Here’s a tip worth remembering. Under no circumstances should anyone stand between Peter Foster and his ill-gotten gains. For three decades Foster has been scamming his way to millions and millions of dollars of other people’s money. He’s Australia’s best – correction, worst – con artist, but until now the real impact of his crimes has often been diluted by ridiculing the gullible victims who were duped by his fast-talking and dodgy schemes. The truth though is simple: Foster is a hard-nosed criminal, and as you’re about to see – and hear – he’ll stop at nothing to get to his loot. On assignment for 60 MINUTES, Karl Stefanovic reports on explosive new allegations involving Australia’s most despicable conman and the cop who finally beat him, in an epic battle that gets downright dirty.

For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.

4 The photocopier salesman accused of stealing half a billion dollars | 60 Minutes Australia

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6 mrt. 2022

Half A Billion Dollar Bill (2022) From unremarkable photocopier salesman to mastermind of Australia’s largest ever corporate fraud, the allegations against Bill Papas are staggering. He’s accused of netting almost half a billion dollars in an audacious, and deviously simple scam. And so far, he seems to have gotten away with it. That’s because instead of explaining himself, Papas has done a runner and fled the country. But in this joint investigation between 60 Minutes, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, we track him down, living a very good life in Greece

5 You Can’t Con a Con-Man | Frank Abagnale

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28 okt. 2015

As a young man, Frank Abagnale became one of the most famous imposters in history before serving five years in prison. After his release, he began working for the federal government, and is now the CEO of Abagnale and Associates, a security consulting agency. 
The former conman shares his tips for making sure you don’t become the victim of a scam.
Is he saying majority of Americans are naive!
Lukas Wayne
Religion is the ultimate con

6 Here’s What ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Ex-Con Said About Leo’s Oscar Nom | Fortune

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23 feb. 2016

DiCaprio portrayed Frank Abagnale in Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film.


Just confirming that his long con was to get Leo DiCaprio to play him in a movie about him.
Robert Manners
He would not change anything in the film, I believe this helps to show how well it was constructed in the direction and edit.
T y
Leo deserves an Oscar for every movie he is in.
Thomas Bury
FRANK ABAGNALE is by far the best F.B.I. employee of all Time. Keep up the great job Frank !

7 Conman or Confidence-man? | Patrick Lyons | TEDxUTAustin

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23 mei 2019

Being a con man isn’t such a bad thing. That is, if we alter our definition of a con man slightly. Historically the term has been used in a negative context, but con men are really just social engineers. . What if instead of hacking into people to undermine companies, we hacked into employers at the very same companies for mutual benefit? Patrick discusses opportunities to socially engineer the way others view you and intentionally showcase the most ideal side of yourself in every scenario. 
Thanking Driss Elmeloud (@iamdriss) for the opening gears animation reel. Born in Dallas, Patrick Lyons is a recent Mechanical Engineering Honors graduate who has accepted an offer to work full-time at Microsoft headquarters in Seattle. As a Longhorn, Patrick’s passion for fitness has allowed him to both transform people’s lives and simultaneously create a business to facilitate these intentions. Although he is mostly occupied with his clients’ fitness plans and needs, Patrick managed to create a successful YouTube channel where he generates prank-style videos to entertain his audience. Overall, it is highly evident that fitness is an inherent part of Patrick’s life. He has worked out over 1,100 times in the past 4 years and continues to pursue his own fitness journey with rigorous training for American Ninja Warrior. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

8 The Superpower of the Conman | Alexis Conran | TEDxBerlin

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25 jul. 2019

Visit our website www.tedxhamburg.de for more information on Alexis Conran. Alexis Conran, TV Presenter and Actor (LAMDA trained) is best known known as the man who identifies, uncovers and helps us to protect our businesses and ourselves against scams. As writer and presenter of the highly acclaimed BBC TV show, The Real Hustle he is in the rare position of being able to advise and educate even the most-foolhardy on issues surrounding security and risk (in the real and virtual world), and identify the human behaviour, communication skills and confidence tricks that the world’s top scammers rely on to achieve their unscrupulous aims.

As a charismatic and engaging keynote and after-dinner speaker, Alexis employs his knowledge of the dark and deceptive world of hustling, pickpockets and con-artists to speak candidly on the risks and security threats constantly faced by businesses, and to deliver important messages on the shrewdest ways to protect against the ever-increasing number of scams. His recent clients include IBM, the RSA Security Conference, Experian, RBS, Halifax, Aviva, Facebook, Porsche, VISA, The Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police Fraud in Action Unit.

Alexis currently hosts his own weekly show, The Radio Hustle on Talk Radio and co-stars in the new Dave show THE JOY OF TECHS, alongside his best friend, comedian, actor and satirist, Marcus Brigstocke. He also contributes to ITV’s This Morning and BBC Radio 4 and 5Live, and was crowned champion of Celebrity MasterChef 2016.

Website: www.alexisconran.com This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

9 The story of a German conman | DW Documentary

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2 apr. 2020

It was one of the biggest white-collar scams in German history. In the 1990s, Manfred Schmider and his company FlowTex took investors for more than two billion euros. Today, the conman himself can’t believe how easy it was to get away with a major fraud. 
For years, banks and leasing companies paid entrepreneur Manfred Schmider money for machines that didn’t even exist. The more than 3,000 tunnel-drilling machines that were allegedly in use on construction sites around the world existed for the most part only on paper. There were no limits to the imagination of Schmider’s criminal mind. And everyone was blinded. Dubbed the “Sheik of Karlsruhe,” Schmider lived in the lap of luxury, showering his wife with 50-carat diamonds, collecting holiday villas and flying the ten kilometers to his workplace by helicopter. 
Could authorities have stopped his scheme earlier if they’d investigated accounts of his fraudulent practices when they were first reported? Manfred Schmider was convicted in 2000 and spent years behind bars. Today he lives on Mallorca. 
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10 Billionaire Boys Bust: American Greed’s Biggest Cons

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12 aug. 2020
Catch new facts, new updates, and new reporting on next week’s episode of “American Greed: Biggest Cons,” Monday at 10P ET on CNBC.
Happy Day
I feel bad for a son who’s taught to be a con man. Talk about setting your child up for a fall. Setting him up to go to prison. Of course he can make choices for himself but you usually get morals from the people who raised you. Cop to conman. His old man should be ashamed but he’s obviously demented. He has no shame.
Grant Cardone would be a hit on this show
United States
He stole FIFTY MILLIONS and only got 20 years. One guy “distributed” a joint of marijuana and its serving 15 years in prison.
Jae Oppa
financial education is everyone’s own responsibility
Crypto Bull
The more people act like they don’t want or need your money.. the more you are being Conned
Peter Bradshaw
You don’t have to be CFE to know BBC and finance don’t mix. I love the British Broadcasting Corporation.
What a father, encourages his son to do wicket Ness. Unbelievable.
Shelley Eve
Can you do a Jay Morrison? A con man business mogul.
Romano Gitano
⭐️ For this reason, jails shouldn’t have available phones for their inmates, and if they do they should be able to record every conversation. In other words, this wouldn’t happen or at least make it more difficult for the cons to make any deals in the future. Furthermore, for those who say well that goes against their constitutional rights well they lost that when they committed their crime and went to jail.

11 Frank Abagnale 1 of 2

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5 apr. 2012

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Brad L
May 2018 – Just saw and heard his story this morning at the KnowBe4 convention in Orlando FL.. amazing story. Told it exactly the same way
Jessie Sivo
This man is amazing 😍
Quick Jack
Im not sure about his forgery skills, but hes a fucking good speaker.
Jelle Hossander
Watch this video…….then watch him speak years later in a TED talk video…. he says the exact same speech word for word.

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5 apr. 2012

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This Champ didn’t even hesitate once on his speech. Not even a hiccup or a script needed. It is quite clear Frank Abagnale knows himself very well. He even mentions about how it is important the a family be whole.
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He has been consistent with his message and the true reason for his salvation.
Rusty Blades
How can you not like this guy. I love him!!
Sarah S.
He’s absolutely brilliant.
Kimberly Holyk
How can you not like this guy. I love him!!
Mike Smith
What a great speaker and mensch! He has this long speech down pat, and a great sense of humor, and I admire him greatly for his skills in all areas.
Ellen Murphy
Funny and smart and credits his wife for changing his life. Seems like a good guy.

13 Frank Abagnale – FedTalks 2013

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Keynote Address: “Catch Me if You Can: A Lesson in Security and Identity Management” Frank Abagnale


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P.M. Patterson
He is a genius…just needed to be geared in the right direction. Maybe if his parents stayed together, the course of his life may have changed. Maybe not. Nonetheless, he turned his life around and ended up a millionaire anyway.
He tells the same story every time…same words. He has memorized the script.
Billy Joe
This man is a legend and a genius.
How is that even possible??? i dont think itd be possible today though but wow watched the movie and if its mostly true its incredible.. hands down Frank… and Leo what a terrific actor ..
Joel Pursifull
this man made a fool of the government
belsh belsh
It’s been claimed its rehearsed. Of course it is. We all rehearse speaches, its what people do. He’s just better than the average Joe telling a story.
Santosh Rawal
Give this man a Nobel prize
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I want to live his life
My God it was an exciting life

14 Ireland Con Man former barrister Patrick Russell scammed victims out of millions documentary

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25 nov. 2020

Ireland Con Man former barrister Patrick Russell scammed victims out of millions documentary

FORMER barrister Patrick Russell scammed at least 20 people out of more than €8m, according to a new investigation.

Patrick Russell – a former advisor to ‘Black Widow’ Catherine Nevin – was caged for three years for swindling €235k from a businessman in 2015.

Patrick Russell was jailed earlier this month after pleading guilty to theft of €215k in 2015

Marian Franklin and Margaret Wilson -Lumsden, whose sister Esther gave money to Russell to invest

In the course of the investigation, investigators spoke to over 60 men and women that Patrick Russell defrauded of more than €8million. At least 20 victims reported Patrick Russell to Gardai.

A taxi driver from Wicklow, a shop fitter from Meath, a drinks company, two banks, a builder, the Revenue Commissioners all took Russell to court to try to force him to pay a combined sum of around €800,000.

Patrick Russell also defrauded Westmeath musician Paud Griffin, who hired him as a tax advisor. He took the life savings, €580,000 of Mr Griffin, who died in 2019.

Russell conned another entertainer, Declan Nerney, out of over €900,000 and took €800,000 from an Offaly businesswoman.

He took another €500,000 from a doctor in the midlands. In a property scam he took €400,000 from pro golfer Damien McGrane and €100,000 from a Dublin-based barrister.

Esther Wilson, who suffered life changing injuries following a road accident, tells how Russell persuaded her mother to part with €150,000 from her compensation settlement for a phantom investment.

Esther’s sister Margaret Wilson – Lumsden told Investigators: “This money was to provide for her for the rest of her life and to keep her hopefully in a comfortable lifestyle.”

It took the family, who grew up beside Russell in Dublin’s West Finglas and trusted him, a 14 year legal fight before they finally forced Russell to repay what he had owed.

Marian Franklin, another sister of Esther, said “There was no grey area. He knew what he was doing, he took advantage of a vulnerable person.”
The family of Esther Wilson were aghast in 2001 when Patrick Russell qualified as a barrister, while they were still battling for him to repay them monies owed.

Ms Franklin said: “This man has judgments against him and he’s actually practicing law, I couldn’t believe it, I found that very, very difficult.”

Russell, a former Sinn Fein activist, exploited the prestige that his barrister position gave him to con people.

David McDonald is another victim who hired Russell as a tax advisor, with the rogue barrister taking €775,000 from his companies that was supposed to be handed to the Revenue Commissioners.

Russell supplied fake receipts on Revenue-headed notepaper to David McDonald including a letter acknowledging that the money received was in full and final settlement of all tax liabilities.

The relief was short-lived however as three months later David Mc Donald received liquidation papers in the post informing him Revenue was applying to the High Court to wind up one of his companies, for unpaid tax liabilities.

Mr McDonald says: “How could a barrister defraud you?”

Eleven years after he qualified Russell became the first barrister in the history of the state to be disbarred. He was disbarred for “professional misconduct.”

According to the decision of the Kings Inns he had “lied” to a client and engaged in continued “deception.”

Barrister & Conman – The Patrick Russell Story



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WTF? My jaw literally dropped when they said he became a barrister in 2001. How does that even happen? This documentary isn’t good for my blood pressure, I’m going to stop for now and watch the rest later so I don’t get too worked up.
Geraldine King
and the law wonders why people take matters into their own hands – paid by and failing the tax payers
Evil is as evil does. 😔
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Solicitor Stephan Miley of THe Devils Glen, Ashford, co. wicklow needs to be investigated too
Jenny J.
How is it they have no problem prosecuting and jailing small time shoplifters but couldn’t do anything who breached trust in two areas ie finance and law and should have been immediately struck off and prosecuted for bringing the professions into complete disrepute as well as deceiving and breaching the trust of clients.
jacqueline wilson
What did he do with the money? Where is it?
Yard Grid
Ah man. If they showed that P2P loan offer to an Englishman, they’d have probably smelt a rat. That SW postcode is London (South West). Sandbach is CW (Crewe)
liz giroux
Con men can smell out desperation, greed and being naive
Drive Easy
Lock him up and throw away the key.
Edward Staunton
DPP fell asleep at this wheel too did they!
Jane Smith
This is very bad. I cannot really understand at all why criminal action against him was not taken much earlier. Only a few years in jail, probably less than said with good behaviour. He will be out going this again and again unless they prosecute him when in jail for the 60 victim and 8m stolen. Have the victims checked if he has assets they can seize?
Daniel Deininger
In with Sinn feinn, that sums it all up
jacqueline wilson
Barristers are money hungry
John Noonan
hows buisness going now

15 Victor Lustig: The King of Con Men who Sold the Eiffel Tower

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5 aug. 2019

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Your channel is literally more interesting then anything paid cable has to offer just throwing that out there
This is a figure I always wanted to see a bio of. “Count” Lustig, one of the greatest con men who ever lived. Thank you for doing this one!
Matthew Trzcinski
The problem with stories about Victor Lustig is that they come from Victor Lustig
I so enjoyed getting to hear two his story in two different ways by Simon! I remember Simon and Daven covering him in one of the first Brainfood episodes last summer. That version was so playful and funny! I was laughing the entire time they talked about it. This version seemed more to the point but very engaging! Wonderful episode.

16 Gregor MacGregor: The Most Successful Conman in History

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18 dec. 2019

Augusto O.R
I bursted laughing when I saw he knighted himself as “Cazique” (Indian Tribe Chief). This man was an absolute genius.
Joseph Izzo
Ya know, Simon, you seem like a very interesting person. I think it would be cool if you did a Biographics on Simon Whistler. You have half the shows on YouTube, work with a great team and are capable enough to present comedically or formally and sometimes both at the same time. That’s a rare trait.
Alberto Aristeguieta
I’ve always thought MacGregor deserves a movie, it’s one of those rare cases where reality surpassed fiction. btw, he’s buried in Caraca’s National Pantheon, alongside all independence heroes, and Simón Boívar of course. Furthermore, Carlos Soublette’s mother was Teresa Aristeguieta, aunt of McGregor’s wife Josefa Aristeguieta. Or putting it another way, Carlos Soublette was first cousin of McGregor’s wife. Soublette became president of Venezuela in 1848, three years after McGregor’s death.
I really read the title as Conor Mcgregor. I was like eh…not surprised. 😂
The Mandalorian
It is truly admirable the amount of research you put into these videos. Always entertaining and informative, though just one question for today; this Gregor MacGregor, he wouldn’t happen to have a modern age great-grandson with the first name Connor would he?
The Winged Avenger
Gregor MacGregor is one of the best MMA fighters of all time, and he achieved that with hard work and dedication, not by conning people.
“Gregor MacGregor” – The Most Scottish name you’ll ever hear

17 How con-artist Anna Sorokin ripped off the New York elite and became a star | 60 Minutes Australia

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18 apr. 2021

Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Faking It (2021)
The audacity of Sydney con woman Melissa Caddick was as breathtaking as it was calculated and cruel. She swindled more than $20 million from her family and friends before disappearing. Caddick is now presumed dead, but to understand why people like her think they can get away with their crimes, Anna Sorokin provides many of the answers. In an elaborate scam, this 30-year-old woman convinced New York’s rich and famous she was a German heiress about to inherit a US$60 million fortune, and then used her lies to live the high life on their money. She copped three years in prison for her fraud, but as Liam Bartlett found out in an extraordinary interview, the enigmatic Sorokin is totally unrepentant. She boldly believes there’s nothing wrong with making it by faking it.
For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.

18 Conman: The life and crimes of Mark Acklom

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Watch the full story of the cunning fraudster who posed as an MI6 agent to con his ex-girlfriend out of £800,000.
Conman: The Life and Crimes of Mark Acklom features the first TV interview with Diana Acklom, his mother. In it she has an extraordinary theory for her son’s prolific crimes.
Acklom has lodged an appeal against his jail sentence for duping victim Carolyn Woods in a romance scam.
The documentary was made by Sky’s crime correspondent Martin Brunt.

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The Conman Who Faked His Death to Avoid Bankruptcy | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

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27 mrt 2023

How did a seemingly innocent photo expose one of the UK’s biggest cons?

This is the story of a British prison officer who drowned in a dramatic canoeing accident but then reappeared five years later after he walked himself into a police station.

VICE World News speaks to Fmr. Superintendent Tony Hutchinson and journalist David Leigh, who investigated one of Britain’s most sensational scandals and tracked down a con artist couple who almost got away with the perfect crime.

19 The Devil wears Dior: Where is Melissa Caddick and the missing millions? | 60 Minutes Australia

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31 jan. 2021

Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | The Devil wears Dior (2021) 
By all accounts Melissa Caddick loved the good things in life. And splashing cash on anything she wanted was never a problem. She was loaded. Caddick always looked a million bucks in her designer clothes, she travelled first class everywhere, and called a stunning Sydney mansion home. She claimed her wealth was the result of her brilliance in business, and generously for her friends and family, she offered to share her financial secrets. The deal she proposed to them was simple: if they trusted her with their retirement savings, everyone would win. But it was a lie. Eleven weeks ago, Melissa Caddick and twenty million dollars of money that wasn’t hers suddenly vanished. 
Tom Steinfort reports the latest developments in the police search for Caddick; traces her last known moments before she disappeared; interviews the former friends who were duped after entrusting her with their hard-earned savings; and asks Caddick’s husband, Anthony Koletti, about the accusations against his wife.

20 Major twist in the Melissa Caddick mystery: following the money trail | 60 Minutes Australia

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7 mrt. 2021


Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | The Money Trail (2021) 

The macabre discovery of Melissa Caddick’s decomposed foot on a beach 400 kilometres from where she was last seen in Sydney has done little to quieten speculation about the accused 49-year-old con-woman. Despite forensic examination confirming the body part is hers, some people continue to believe she is still alive and living a life of luxury, financed by the estimated $25 million she is alleged to have fleeced from hapless investors. Reporter Tom Steinfort has been investigating Caddick’s disappearance since soon after she went missing in November last year. On 60 MINUTES he reveals startling new evidence gathered after following the extensive money trail. It’s information that is sure to provide another major twist in this already intriguing case.

21 EXPOSED: Is this alleged Ponzi scheme Australia’s biggest financial scandal? | 60 Minutes Australia

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6 jul. 2021

Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Swindle of the Century? (2021)
Calling someone a con artist often implies a degree of expertise, even admiration, for what is in fact despicable crime. It’s not art, it’s theft, and it takes a particularly heartless and greedy person to do it. Sydney’s Melissa Caddick was a perfect example. She took more than $25 million from her own family and friends, who lost everything. She’s now presumed dead, so discovering why she acted so shamefully will remain unknown forever. Caddick though is starting to look like a cheap pretender compared to Chris Marco. Over 20 years he has taken a quarter of a billion dollars from investors, and now most of their money is missing. But Marco is very much alive, and on 60 MINUTES, Liam Bartlett tracks him down to find out where the millions all went.

22 Undercover Investigation into Disability Fraud

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Investigators says people filing false disability claims are costing taxpayers billions.

23 ‘Blind’ Man Caught Driving Committed Disability Fraud

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John Caltabiano said he lost his sight in an accident at a cement company in 2006 and applied for disability benefits.

24 Just Hang Up – Scams Against Seniors, Part 1

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25 Just Hang Up – Scams Against Seniors, Part 2

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26 Just Hang Up – Scams Against Seniors, Part 3


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27 An online love scam that jailed a mum for five years — An Innocent Abroad: Pt 2 | Australian Story

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28 The Fake Professor Who Completely Duped His Family | Conmen Case Files | Real Crime

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24 mei 2022

Discover how one man attempted to con Christie’s out of £1million, never paid his rent or bills and brought Heathrow to a standstill because he didn’t fancy flying home.

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A national non-profit that built a specially-adapted house for a wounded Army veteran is now ‘weighing its options’, after contrasting stories have emerged regarding the severity of the soldier’s injuries.

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