Victor Lustig


Arguably one of the most famous con men in history was the dashing Count Victor Lustig, considered by many to be the Heavyweight Champion of the Art of the Swindle. This character took the confidence game to new heights — let’s say about as high as the Eiffel Tower is tall. More on this later.

Certainly, during his colourful career, many, many people would say that they not only met the man but also knew him well. Many of his victims would…



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