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I don’t know what it is, but there’s always something oddly fascinating and wildly addictive about watching movies that involve some kind of scam or secret plan.

Maybe it’s the out-of-this-world action, the sudden strokes of genius, the unparalleled expertise of the characters – be it in technology or good old-fashioned thievery, or just the immensely satisfying way that everything is revealed and tied together. Whatever it is, this kind of thriller genre is bound to have everyone always sitting right at the edge of their seats.

Thankfully, there are plenty of TV shows out there that are in the same vein!

The best thing about that is it’s not just 90 or so minutes of adrenaline-pumping action like it is in a movie. No, when we’re watching TV shows about con artists and grifters, we either get to watch the con unfold over several episodes (or a whole season, in some cases!), or we’re treated to a brand new con each time. Either way, we’re here for it!

With that being said, we’ve put together a list of the best TV shows about con artists and grifters when you’re in the sneaking mood!

Leverage, TNT (2008 – 2012)

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TNT’s Leverage was easily a favorite when it aired between 2008 and 2012 and is probably still one of the more popular con artist TV shows until today!

Every con group has a leader and in Leverage, it’s former insurance investigator Nate Ford. After Nate’s fall from grace into alcoholism, a wealthy executive hires him to lead a team tasked to take down his competitor in the aerospace industry – and that’s where it all begins.

Nate’s team – composed of grifter and art thief Sophie, hacker Alec, retrieval specialist, and weapons expert Eliot, and expert safe-cracker and thief Parker – begin their operations as “Leverage Consulting & Associates”.

However, they don’t just pull cons against anybody; their victims are the rich and powerful who have wronged ordinary citizens.

Where to watch Leverage:

Leverage: Redemption, Freevee (2021 – present)

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Leverage continues to be a fan-favorite show to this day. So much so that it’s already got a reboot on Freevee (formally known as IMDb TV!

The premise of Leverage: Redemption is still the same – a team of grifters and thieves come together to rob corrupt billionaires and rich criminals to help ordinary people when they have no other options left.

Only this time around Nate Ford’s character has passed away and the one-year anniversary of his death is what brings the team back together.

And after relocating the Leverage headquarters to New Orleans and welcoming two new members to their squad – a corporate fixer Harry Wilson and Hardison’s brilliant foster sister Breanna Casey – they decide to keep doing what they’re best at – helping regular people fight back against injustices.

Where to watch Leverage: Redemption:

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Hustle, BBC One (2004 – 2012)

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Another show that follows a group of con artists is BBC One’s Hustle, a British crime drama that ran for eight seasons between 2004 and 2012.

The leader is ‘inside man’ Mickey Stone, who is the brain who makes sure all aspects of the con are covered, and his team is made up of grifters with a variety of specialties: procuring items and people to help with the con, roping in their target, impersonations, and just straight-up grifting.

Like in Leverage, this group’s targets are often those who have done some sort of injustice or illegal act. While they themselves are criminals and cheats by trade, they still live by a moral code when pulling their long cons – a code that involves returning things they’ve “borrowed” to pull their cons and sometimes even providing financial aid to the victims of their target. Each episode of Hustle features a new target and con, so the excitement never ends!

Where to watch Hustle:

Snatch, Crackle (2017 – 2018)

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For a little change from the seriousness of the previous two shows, check out Crackle’s comedy-crime drama Snatch, which aired for two seasons.

In Snatch, we follow a group of young hustlers in the UK who discover a truck full of stolen gold completely by accident. Unable to resist the temptation (because who could?), they take the gold for themselves but soon find themselves tangled up in the unfamiliar territory of organized crime.

Snatch features a cast of familiar faces that you’ll be happy to see grace your screens again such as Rupert Grint (Harry Potter movies), Luke Pasqualino (Our Girl), Dougray Scott (Hemlock Grove), and even Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl). From a rich kid-turned-hustler to a Cuban crime lord and a dirty Detective Inspector, Snatch has all the makings of a comedic crime series!

Where to watch Snatch:

Burn Notice, USA Network (2007 – 2013)

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With over 100 episodes and a tie-in movie to its name, Burn Notice is a great series to binge if you’ve got lots of time on your hands (or, you know, you’re stuck in quarantine!).

The title is a reference to a real-life statement that intelligence agencies release to disassociate themselves from an agent who they believe has become unreliable. In Burn Notice, Michael Westen is a former US Army Ranger and CIA contractor who is “burned” in the middle of an operation. With no access to cash or assets, he struggles to rebuild his life in any way possible. Using the technical and critical thinking skills he’s picked up on the job, he becomes a private investigator for regular citizens with the help of former contacts in the spy business.

Throughout the seasons, Michael helps in a variety of cases while also digging into his own investigation of why he was even burned in the first place.

Where to watch Burn Notice:

Apple TV

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White Collar, USA Network (2009 – 2014)

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When I think of the protagonist Neal Caffrey in USA Network’s White Collar, I immediately think of SSA Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds too, because they had more or less the same backstory of how they came to work with the FBI.

Penelope was an underground hacker, but Neal was a con artist, forger, and thief who was pretty high on Special Agent Peter Burke’s most wanted list. After years of successfully evading the FBI, Neal was finally caught. After escaping prison and getting caught again, Neal negotiates a tit-for-tat deal with Burke: in exchange for an early release, he would help the FBI in capturing white-collar criminals.

The two eventually build a strong and trusting relationship as they apprehend the criminals with the help of contacts on both sides of the law.

Where to watch White Collar:

Imposters, Bravo (2017 – 2018)

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The lead con artist in Bravo’s Imposters is a beautiful woman named Maddie Jonson, and she truly is an imposter of the most devastating kind.

She’s not the kind of impersonator who pretends to be someone else, like in the cases of identity theft. Instead, she’ll pretend to be your idea of a perfect person – so much so that whether you’re a man or a woman, you’ll fall deeply in love with and marry her. Once she’s got those hooks in, her accomplices Max and Sally will swoop in and steal your most valuable possessions before they all move on to their next target.

Imposters tells the story of three of Maddie’s previously jilted lovers – Ezra, Richard, and Jules – who have come together to warn her next victim and get their money back.

Where to watch Imposters:

The Catch, ABC (2016 – 2017)

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Even the best private investigator can make mistakes when the con hits a little too close to home. That’s exactly what happened in The Catch, ABC’s two-season crime drama.

Alice Vaughan runs her own private investigation firm in LA and is known to be the best in town – the woman criminals should hope never to cross paths with. One expert con artist, working for a “high-stakes international crime operation”, managed to slip past her sharp wits, however, and even managed to play the con long enough to become her fiance.

He eventually steals millions from Alice and disappears, but she’s determined to go after him and remain hot on his tail no matter what it takes, all while maintaining her career and working on her other cases at the firm.

Where to watch The Catch:

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Good Behavior, TNT (2016 – 2017)

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TNT’s drama series Good Behavior was based on the book series of the same name written by Blake Crouch and ran for two seasons before being canceled.

Letty Raines is the con artist and thief in question here, and the show’s title may be a reference to two sides of her life: her release from prison on the grounds of good behavior, and her subsequent lack thereof once she’s back in society, no matter how hard she tries.

Though she’s trying to regain custody of her young son from her mother, Letty accidentally overhears a conversation about a contract killing of a man’s wife while robbing a hotel room. What starts as an attempt to stop the killing ends with a dangerous relationship with the hitman himself as Letty finds herself more and more involved with his job.

Where to watch Good Behavior:

The Riches, FX (2007 – 2008)

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The Riches is a somewhat lighter take on identity theft and what happens when con artists decide to leave the criminal life behind.

Wayne and Dahlia Malloy are con artists and thieves, and they’re also Irish Travellers (a nomadic ethnic group and community). At the onset of The Riches, Dahlia has been recently released from prison and rejoins her husband Wayne and their three children – all of whom have also been trained in cons and thievery. After they get into a kerfuffle with another Traveller family while fleeing their community to avoid an arranged marriage for their daughter, the Malloys get into a car accident with the eponymous “Riches”.

Wayne, who was disillusioned with the lifestyle of Travellers, convinces his family to steal the Riches’ identities and settle down to have a normal life in an affluent neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Where to watch The Riches:

Better Call Saul, AMC (2015 – present)

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Fans of Breaking Bad and the character of Saul Goodman should definitely check out AMC’s Better Call Saul, which is a spin-off and is set in the six or so years before the events in Breaking Bad.

The show further explores the “origin story” of Saul Goodman, beginning back when he was still known by his original name: Jimmy McGill. Back in Chicago, Jimmy was even better known as “Slippin’ Jimmy” because of his specialty in staging “slip and fall accident” scams. However, his older brother convinced him to leave that life behind and become a respectable lawyer at his firm in Albuquerque.

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As Jimmy begins to get his life together through completing his law degree, gaining acceptance into the bar, and becoming a public defender, he also becomes increasingly involved in the criminal world that eventually turns him into the morally gray Saul Goodman.

Where to watch Better Call Saul:

Sneaky Pete, Amazon Prime Video (2015 – 2019)

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In yet another case of identity theft, Sneaky Pete tells the story of con man Marius Josipovic after his release from prison.

Knowing that the man he robbed – who was a vicious and violent gangster – would come after him as soon as he was out, a desperate Marius turns to a con as an attempt to survive and leave his past behind. He assumes the identity of his former cellmate Pete Murphy and reunites with Pete’s estranged family, who unsuspectingly accept him as the real Pete.

However, Pete’s family isn’t exactly a regular one either, and Marius soon discovers that he may be in even more danger now than he was in his own life.

Where to watch Sneaky Pete:

Reef Break, ABC (2019)

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Then there is ABC’s short-lived series Reef Break. Set on the beautiful pacific island paradise of Reef Island, it’s a high-octane show filled with sunny beaches and island intrigue.

In Reef Break, we follow Cat Chambers and ex-thief and con artist turned fixer for the island’s governor. Thanks to the skillset acquired while working for the Shorepound criminal syndicate, Cat is uniquely qualified to help the island’s governor handle cases in the most discreet manner possible.

During the series we see Cat handle everything from kidnap victims to plane hijackings and doing it in a very Cat-like way – impulsively, recklessly, and head-on. Luckily, her ex-husband and FBI agent Jake, new flame Detective Cole and other acquaintances are there to help her along the way.

Where to watch Reef Break:

Money Heist, Netflix (2017 – 2021)

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And last, but definitely not least, is the Spanish-language worldwide sensation, Netflix’s Money Heist.

In Money Heist, a ragtag group of criminals under the leadership of “The Professor” pull off an insane plan to infiltrate the Royal Mint of Spain and steal 2.4 billion Euros.

The first two seasons unfold through a series of present-day events and flashbacks to their preparations and are, quite frankly, nothing short of brilliant. Seasons 3 and 4 take them to the Bank of Spain, where their heist has political undertones and is a symbol of rebellion against an unjust system.

Throughout the show, you’ll constantly be asking yourself: “Who are the real bad guys here?” because I guarantee you’ll be rooting for the criminals from start to finish.

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FAQs

What was the TV show about Grifters? ›

Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to carry out heists to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.

Who was the greatest con man of all time? ›

1. Charles Ponzi and His Infamous 'Scheme' You know you're an accomplished con man when they name an entire crime after you. In the 1920s, Charles Ponzi duped investors out of an estimated $32 million (around $475 million today) using the infamous "scheme" that now bears his name.

Is the con based on a true story? ›

The Con is an American true crime television series that premiered on ABC on October 14, 2020.

What does con artist mean? ›

Definition of con artist

: a person who tricks other people in order to get their money The couple lost their savings to a con artist who told them he was an investment broker.

Can I watch Leverage on Netflix? ›

Leverage: Redemption isn't available on Hulu or Netflix.

Why did Danny and Stacey leave hustle? ›

When Mickey rejoined Ash, he informed him that Danny and Stacie had decided to stay on in the States to pull off some more cons following their success in the fourth series.

Who is the most famous scammer? ›

Charles Ponzi

Nonetheless, Charles Ponzi is widely thought of as the “original Ponzi scheme”. His scam centred on the postal service, at a time when it had developed international reply coupons (IRC) which allowed a person in one country to pay for the postage of a reply to a correspondent in another country.

What is the difference between a con-man and a grifter? ›

A grifter is a con artist: someone who swindles people out of money through fraud. If there's one type of person you don't want to trust, it's a grifter: someone who cheats others out of money. Grifters are also known as chiselers, defrauders, gougers, scammers, swindlers, and flim-flam men.

Who was the first con-man? ›

Samuel Thompson (1821–1856) was the original "confidence man". Thompson was a clumsy swindler who asked his victims to express confidence in him by giving him money or their watch rather than gaining their confidence in a more nuanced way.

Why do people fall for con artists? ›

Whitty explains, the answer is simple: we're trusting. And a con artist relies on that loophole in humanity to trick us. People want to believe that the person they trust with their money, their time, their hearts, is telling the truth. And the con artist relies on that belief to do their work.

What is the crime of a con artist? ›

A Con Artist is a person who gains another person's Confidence in order to rob them of any personal assets.

Did the con get canceled? ›

The Con has been renewed for a second season which will debut on July 28, 2022.

How do you spot a con artist? ›

How to Spot a Con Artist
  1. Rule Number 1: Con Artists Do Not Like To Be Found. ...
  2. Rule Number 2: Con Artists Dress For Success. ...
  3. Rule Number 3: Con Artists Often Push Poorly Understood Financial Products. ...
  4. Rule Number 4: Con Artists Bring Out The Worst In You. ...
  5. Rule Number 5: Con Artists Are Fair Weather Friends.

What do con artists have in common? ›

Each of these con artists have one thing in common: the power of persuasion to swindle their victims. The successful ones exhibit three similar characteristics—psychopathy, narcissism and Machiavellianism—which have been referred to by psychologists as “dark” personality traits.

Is a con artist a psychopath? ›

The majority of con artists are psychopaths, but not every psychopath will develop into a con artist. Each one is an expert manipulator and shapeshifter, so it can be a better strategy to focus on the game, not the man.

Does Roku have Leverage? ›

Leverage: Redemption, a drama series starring Noah Wyle, Beth Riesgraf, and Gina Bellman is available to stream now. Watch it on Prime Video, VUDU, Vudu Movie & TV Store or Freevee on your Roku device.

Where can I watch the original Leverage for free? ›

Currently you are able to watch "Leverage - Season 1" streaming on Hoopla or for free with ads on Freevee Amazon Channel.

Is Leverage: Redemption free on Amazon Prime? ›

Leverage: Redemption is now available to stream on IMDb TV and Amazon Prime Video (free with ads). If you're new to the show and want to catch up on the first five seasons, you can find them there as well.

Why is Ash called three socks? ›

DePalma: "Three socks?" Terri Hodges: "He got that name in prison, after his first visit to the shower block." Ashley Morgan, known as Ash to his own crew and “Three Socks” Morgan to the wider grifting circle. The nickname “Three-socks” originating from his first trip to the showers while in prison.

Is the real hustle staged? ›

The Real Hustle is a factual entertainment series produced by Objective Productions for BBC Three. It features a team of hustlers - Alexis Conran, Paul Wilson and Jessica-Jane Clement – as they try out some notorious scams on members of the public, filmed with hidden cameras.

What happened to Mickey Bricks? ›

Mickey's absence is explained as pulling off the ultimate con - selling the Sydney Opera House. Lester also admitted that he felt that the series "just got a little bit too 'light'". Clive Owen turned down the role of Mickey Bricks.

What city is known for scamming? ›

The Bronx, New York—the borough of New York City with over 1.4 million people—has an unusually high fraud rate of over 21.5%. It is the only major city/place with a fraud rate of greater than 20% of all transactions.

How do you beat a con artist at his own game? ›

How To Beat Scammers At Their Own Game
  1. Search online. ...
  2. Consider how you pay. ...
  3. Don't deposit a check and wire money back. ...
  4. Don't pay upfront for a promise. ...
  5. Talk to someone. ...
  6. Spot imposters. ...
  7. Don't believe your caller ID. ...
  8. Hang up on robocalls.
29 Mar 2018

What is the victim of a grifter called? ›

Mark. The mark is the victim, often lured in when he/she makes a small amount of money on a scam designed to earn the mark's trust before the big 'sting'. John Cusack and Anjelica Houston in The Grifters.

What kind of person is a grifter? ›

A grifter might be a pickpocket, a crooked gambler, scammer, or a confidence man. Grift may have come from graft, a slightly older word meaning "to acquire dishonestly."

What is the target in a con called? ›

Throughout this list, the perpetrator of the confidence trick is called the "con artist" or simply "artist", and the intended victim is the "mark".

Is being a con artist illegal? ›

If you feel that you've been the victim of a scammer, contact your local police department or state attorney general's office to report a crime. Scam artists violate state and federal fraud laws. The sooner they can be apprehended, the fewer people they can victimize.

Do con artists still exist? ›

In today's internet age, scams exist in the form of spam emails and catfishing campaigns. And while cognitive scientists argue that most people today are more cautious, con artists still manage to find ways to evade the best lie detectors, leaving even the keenest people to be conned.

What's another word for con man? ›

In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for con-man, like: crook, scammer, swindler, rascal, con-artist, cheater, scamp, flimflammer, fraud, cheat and bilker.

What is the psychology behind con artists? ›

"From a personality perspective, psychologists who do research in this area, refer to the dark triad of personality traits, so narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism, and these three traits are overrepresented in con artists.

What is the psychology of a scammer? ›

Scammers use a number of tactics to pressure victims into making poorly-judged decisions. According to Dr Brooks, there are three main psychological techniques scammers are currently using to trick people – time pressure and illusions of scarcity, authority bias and greed and status.

What kind of people get scammed? ›

The BBB report showed that Americans ages 18 to 34 were more susceptible to scams (43.7% were victims) than Americans 55 and older (27.6% were victims). However, while occurrences are less for older Americans, seniors still lose more money in scams than younger victims.

Can a con artist go to jail? ›

If you're convicted, the consequences could include being sentenced to time in a state prison, massive fines, and felony probation. The number of victims involved in the scam as well as your criminal history can also play a huge role in how much time you spend in jail as a result of internet crimes.

What are some examples of con artists? ›

Anna Sorokin, Simon Leviev & 8 More Of The Biggest Con Artists From Around The World
  • Charles Ponzi. You must have heard of the phrase 'Ponzi scheme'. ...
  • Sylvia Browne. ...
  • Natwarlal. ...
  • Victor Lustig. ...
  • Anna Sorokin. ...
  • Elizabeth Holmes. ...
  • Simon Leviev. ...
  • Robert Hendy-Freegard.
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How do I get my money back after being cheated online? ›

Contact your bank and report the fraudulent transfer. Ask them to reverse the wire transfer and give you your money back. Did you send money through a money transfer app? Report the fraudulent transaction to the company behind the money transfer app and ask them to reverse the payment.

Who is the minister on The Con? ›

The episode includes interviews with Price's victims, attorneys and even the preacher himself who was later caught during a routine traffic stop. "Aubrey Lee Price was this clean-cut, shiny, trustworthy pastor of a small town, which is why this story is so unbelievable," says another woman in the clip.

Who is the narrator of The Con? ›

Series Info

Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg narrates this series exploring the troubling tales of people taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, from identity fraud and misleading romance to the high-profile college admission scandal and Fyre Festival.

Who is the biggest con artist? ›

1. Charles Ponzi and His Infamous 'Scheme' You know you're an accomplished con man when they name an entire crime after you. In the 1920s, Charles Ponzi duped investors out of an estimated $32 million (around $475 million today) using the infamous "scheme" that now bears his name.

How do you spot a female con artist in a relationship? ›

How to Know if You Are Dating a Con Artist
  • 1 Their story doesn't make sense.
  • 2 They don't reveal much personal info.
  • 3 Everything about them sounds too good to be true.
  • 4 You've never seen their home.
  • 5 They talk about money you don't see.
  • 6 They're incredibly well-dressed and charming.
21 Jan 2022

How do you spot a romantic con artist? ›

13 Signs He's A Con Artist
  • You know you have low self-esteem, and it's obvious. ...
  • You find him completely impressive and are swept away right from the start. ...
  • Your instincts are telling you something is off. ...
  • Conflicting answers and stories. ...
  • You hear them brag about money you don't see. ...
  • You can't verify his affiliations.
11 Jun 2022

How do I stop being conned? ›

Don't become a mark: 8 ways to avoid getting conned
  1. Bounce it off someone you trust. ...
  2. Check credit report for suspicious activity. ...
  3. Put a cork on your personal info. ...
  4. Don't trust your caller ID. ...
  5. Watch that debit card. ...
  6. Regard all links with suspicion. ...
  7. Safeguard online activities. ...
  8. Protect medical insurance info.
26 May 2011

What does a confidence trickster do? ›

A confidence trickster is someone who persuades people to give them their money or property by lying to them.

How can you tell someone is being scammed? ›

If you sent them money or gave them access to your accounts, contact your bank immediately and talk to their fraud department. You might also want to sign up for identity theft and credit monitoring to alert you of any potential fraud. You can also report the scam to the FTC at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.

What is the difference between a con man and a grifter? ›

A grifter is a con artist: someone who swindles people out of money through fraud. If there's one type of person you don't want to trust, it's a grifter: someone who cheats others out of money. Grifters are also known as chiselers, defrauders, gougers, scammers, swindlers, and flim-flam men.

Is con artist a sociopath? ›

Indeed, some studies have associated reduced rates of blinking with certain psychological disorders, like sociopathy. “They literally blink less than a normal person,” Wentz said. “And by the way, not all con artists are sociopaths, however, all sociopaths are con artists.

What is the true meaning of a narcissist? ›

Narcissistic personality disorder — one of several types of personality disorders — is a mental condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for excessive attention and admiration, troubled relationships, and a lack of empathy for others.

Do con artists still exist? ›

In today's internet age, scams exist in the form of spam emails and catfishing campaigns. And while cognitive scientists argue that most people today are more cautious, con artists still manage to find ways to evade the best lie detectors, leaving even the keenest people to be conned.

Is Anna Delvey a con artist? ›

Anna Sorokin (Russian: Анна Сорокина; born January 23, 1991), also known as Anna Delvey, is a con artist and fraudster who posed as a wealthy German heiress to access the upper echelons of the New York social and art scenes from 2013 to 2017.

Who is the biggest scammer in Nigeria? ›

Emmanuel Nwude
BornEmmanuel Tom Odinigwe Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
OccupationFormer Director of the Union Bank of Nigeria
Known forDefrauding $242 million out of Banco Noroeste and alleged attack on the Nigerian town of Ukpo, Anambra State.
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How long has scamming been around? ›

History. The modern scam is similar to the Spanish Prisoner scam that dates back to the late 18th century. In that con, businessmen were contacted by an individual allegedly trying to smuggle someone who is connected to a wealthy family out of a prison in Spain.

How do you spot a con artist? ›

Some are subtle, and some are easier to spot.
  1. Rule 1: Con Artists Like to Blend In. ...
  2. Rule 2: Con Artists Dress for Success. ...
  3. Rule 3: Con Artists Often Push Poorly Understood or Little-Known Products. ...
  4. Rule 4: Con Artists Bring Out the Worst in You. ...
  5. Rule 5: Con Artists Are Fair Weather Friends.

What do all con artists have in common? ›

Each of these con artists have one thing in common: the power of persuasion to swindle their victims. The successful ones exhibit three similar characteristics—psychopathy, narcissism and Machiavellianism—which have been referred to by psychologists as “dark” personality traits.

How do you beat a con artist at his own game? ›

How To Beat Scammers At Their Own Game
  1. Search online. ...
  2. Consider how you pay. ...
  3. Don't deposit a check and wire money back. ...
  4. Don't pay upfront for a promise. ...
  5. Talk to someone. ...
  6. Spot imposters. ...
  7. Don't believe your caller ID. ...
  8. Hang up on robocalls.
29 Mar 2018

Where is Anna Sorokin today? ›

Released from prison in 2021 on parole, Sorokin is now being held in a New York county jail by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), awaiting deportation. Sorokin appealed to stay in the U.S. Speaking to Savannah Sellers in an exclusive interview for NBC News, Sorokin said she's ready to turn a new leaf.

Where is Anna Delvey now 2022? ›

As of June 2022, she remains in ICE custody in Orange County Jail, waiting on a Board of Immigration Appeals to make a decision on her case.

How old is Anna Delvey now? ›

How much money do scammer make? ›

What is the highest salary for a Phone Scammer in United States? The highest salary for a Phone Scammer in United States is $81,156 per year. What is the lowest salary for a Phone Scammer in United States? The lowest salary for a Phone Scammer in United States is $30,905 per year.

Why do all fraudsters go to London? ›

There are several reasons why the UK is favoured by fraudsters. One of the main reasons is the UK's strong human rights laws. The United Kingdom is a signatory to the European Convention on Human Rights.

What's a 419 in police code? ›

419 (police code), police hundred code code for dead human body.

What is the meaning of 419? ›

Also called the "Nigerian letter" and "advance-fee fraud," the 419 fraud refers to a section of the criminal code in Nigeria. It refers to fax and email spam claiming that recipients can receive money (often millions of dollars or Euros) simply by providing details of their bank accounts to the criminals.

What types of Internet frauds are most common? ›

Email spam. One of the most common and, to some extent, easiest-to-spot forms of online fraud, email spamming involves the sending of unsolicited emails requesting anything from website passwords right through to bank account and other personal details.

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