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Bernie Madoff, Clark Rockefeller, Frank Abagnale, Charles Ponzi: All con artists able to deceive a lot of people out of a lot of money.

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Bernie Madoff, Clark Rockefeller, Frank Abagnale, Charles Ponzi: All con artists able to deceive a lot of people out of a lot of money.

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