✓ Fakes, Frauds, and Flimflammery: Even More of the World's Most Outrageous Scams || ↠ PDF Download by ☆ Andreas Schroeder

By Andreas Schroeder | Comments: ( 627 ) | Date: ( Dec 07, 2019 )

Since 1991, Andreas Schroeder has been a regular on the very popular national CBC Radio show Basic Black with Arthur Black Each month, Schroeder recounts, with wry understatement, yet another outrageous scam or particularly notable rip off, leaving his listeners speechless with disbelief, amusement, and even grudging admiration.Such was the popularity of his two preSince 1991, Andreas Schroeder has been a regular on the very popular national CBC Radio show Basic Black with Arthur Black Each month, Schroeder recounts, with wry understatement, yet another outrageous scam or particularly notable rip off, leaving his listeners speechless with disbelief, amusement, and even grudging admiration.Such was the popularity of his two previous story collections that he has done it again.Stories Include Another Day, Another Picasso The decades long career of aristocratic forger Elmyr de Hory, some of whose Picassos, Matisses, Van Goghs, and Braques still lurk in art museums and reference books, masquerading as the real thing.Making Hay in Cathay A damning expos of that thirteenth century con artist, Marco Polo, which is sure to have readers questioning everything they learned in school.Gangs That Couldn t Loot Straight Three tales to prove that incompetence can be elevated to an art form.Extortion by Remote Control How a technologically inventive bomber calling himself Dagobert Duck managed to hold one of Germany s largest department stores hostage and baffle the police for almost two years.Each story is told in Schroeder s wicked, deadpan style, which covers a certain underlying glee at the shenanigans of truly ingenious characters despite their questionable morals.


  • Title: Fakes, Frauds, and Flimflammery: Even More of the World's Most Outrageous Scams
  • Author: Andreas Schroeder
  • ISBN: 9780771079542
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Andreas Schroeder

As the resident Scam meister on the popular CBC Radio show Basic Black, Andreas Schroeder spent twelve years reporting on ingenious frauds, swindles, and hoaxes that have been committed around the world Though the radio show ended in 2002, Andreas s fascination with the subject continued, culminating in the publication of Scams 2004 , stories of some of history s greatest tricksters.Aside from having had one of the world s all time greatest job titles, Andreas has been an avid reader all his life and a writer for most of it Born to a German speaking Mennonite family who emigrated from Poland to Canada in 1951 when he was five , he lived for 10 years on a farm in B.C s Fraser Valley, where he avoided farm chores whenever possible in order to spend his time reading As a boy he wrote poetry and short stories in both German and English A move to Vancouver when he was 15 introduced him to his own brand of paradise libraries free books , bookstores on every corner, and a burgeoning population of fellow writers He has never looked back.Andreas and his wife, Sharon, lived for many years on a mountaintop in Mission City, near the B.C Washington State border, in a round four story tower they built themselves Today they live by the ocean on the Sunshine Coast with their daughter, Vanessa Another daughter, Sabrina, travels the world as a composer True to the West Coast ethos, Andreas enjoys motorcycling, paragliding, and skiing when he s not reading or writing, which he is most of the time.Andreas Schroeder has published than 20 books Scams , part of Annick Press s True Stories from the Edge series, is his first book for young adults Thieves 2005 features ten enduring stories about the cunning plans and daring capers of thieving criminals.



Comments Fakes, Frauds, and Flimflammery: Even More of the World's Most Outrageous Scams

  • Cody Eastgaard

    Loved each and everyone of the mini stories. The very last one is by far the best. Will look for his other books similar to this one


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