A Review of ‘A Century of Swindles: Ponzi Schemes, Con Men, and Fraudsters’, by Railey Jane Savage

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Contrary to the well-worn aphorism, it’s pretty easy to con an honest man. Financial predators trade on the loneliness of the elderly, the fear of the indebted, and the credulity of the helpful.

Loaning a stranger money for his grandmother’s operation or hiring a fixer to help reduce your credit…

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