Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery: A Selection of the World's Most Outrageous Frauds

Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery: A Selection of the World's Most Outrageous Frauds

Andreas Schroeder


seeing that 1998, Andreas Schroeder has been a typical contributor to CBC-Radio’s “Basic Black,” exciting listeners with outrageous – and continually very humorous – stories of bold scams and rip-offs. In Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery he has amassed seventeen of the tales that got the best listener reaction after they have been broadcast – what he calls one of those “Best of easy Black Scams, quantity 1.”

Stories Include:

Running Away with Mona: How a canny forger and his accomplice pre-sold six copies of the Mona Lisa to prosperous and secretive creditors – after which prepared the robbery of the unique to hide their tracks.

For Export Only: How an enterprising farm animals breeder “exported” ten cows from Southern to Northern eire one thousand times.

The Flea That Roared: How the Grand Principality of Outer Baldonia (off the coast of Nova Scotia) declared struggle at the U.S.S.R.

The nice Purolator Paper Caper: How a “gang that couldn’t shoot instantly” however controlled to drag off the biggest unmarried heist of money in American history.

These stories, and so forth, instructed in Andreas Schroeder’s mischievously deadpan and subversively gleeful type, are certain to pride his many fanatics and make fanatics of latest readers.

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