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SWINDLE ~ May 16, 2017

Stories of bamboozlers and the bamboozled, schemers, cheats, and opportunities far too good to be true

Tues, May 16, at Public Works SF.


Lilia Gutnik – Old Mother Mandelbaum & her School for Thieves

Christian Cagigal – The Rube Act: Canada Bill Jones & the Three Card Monte

Lindsay Lelivelt – The Beautician from Hell: Madame Rachel’s Cosmetic Con

Richard Cody Nichols – Leonardo, Machiavelli & the Plot to Steal the Arno River

Chris Carrico – Stealing Portugal…from Itself? The Criminal Cunning of Artur Virgilio Alves Reis

John J. Kaufman – Greed, Misdirection & Forgeries: How Tino De Angelis scammed Wall Street

Curated by Marci Bennett