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The Big Scammers Like Michael Milken made millions on junk bonds

Michael Milken leaves the New York courthouse in 1989. He serves only two out of ten years in prisonGetty Images…

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Economy & Politics

The Big Scammers How Bunker Hunt took control of the silver market

Hunt always used the subway for appointments in New York. Despite the ostentatious thrift, Hunt was broke in 1988dpa In…

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Economy & Politics

The Big Scammers: How Nick Leeson rode Barings Bank to bankruptcy

The end of an escape: Nick Leeson (center) was arrested in Frankfurt in 1995dpa What a wonderful place to celebrate…

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Economy & Politics

The Big Scammers How the impostor Victor Lustig sold the Eiffel Tower

Victor Lustig (2nd from right) on his way to court – after he was finally exposed for counterfeiting in the…

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