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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Bernard Madoff 5,989 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Frank Abagnale 4,657 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Steven Jay Russell 3,674 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Kevin Trudeau 1,451 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 The Music Man 1,410 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Semion Mogilevich 1,301 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Lou Pearlman 1,290 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Charles Sobhraj 1,084 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Charles Ponzi 876 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Dorothea Puente 746 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Geraldine McGee Rosenthal 668 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Allen Stanford 571 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 John George Haigh 502 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Soapy Smith 351 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Scott W. Rothstein 334 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Victor Lustig 305 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Marc Stuart Dreier 301 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Tom Petters 274 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 John Edward Robinson (serial killer) 259 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Sante Kimes 238 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 James Wilkinson 213 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Stanley Chais 201 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Michael Sabo 201 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Richard Eaton (mobster) 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Norman Hsu 169 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Nicky Arnstein 162 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Gregor MacGregor 153 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 James Hogue 152 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Billie Sol Estes 151 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 William Avery Rockefeller 150 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Joseph Weil 127 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Peter Foster 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 George C. Parker 121 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Alan Conway 108 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Archibald Hall 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 David G. Friehling 98 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Frank DiPascali 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Arthur Nadel 96 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Du Jun 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 William Thompson (confidence man) 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Samuel Israel III 85 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Laura Pendergest-Holt 84 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Matthew Cox 83 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Tino De Angelis 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 David "Race" Bannon 69 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Philip Nolan 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Lou Blonger 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Thomas Harman 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Solomon Dwek 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Sholam Weiss 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Maria Duval 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Titanic Thompson 53 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Great Oil Sniffer Hoax 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Sergei Mavrodi 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Canada Bill Jones 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Robert Douglas Hartmann 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Arthur Furguson 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Philip Arnold 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Henri Lemoine 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Ronald Pellar 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 David Lamar 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 William McCloundy 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Reed Waddell 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Ed "Big Ed" Burns 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Robert Matthews (religious impostor) 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Hungry Joe 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Danny Pang (financier) 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Oscar Hartzell 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Richard Ringheim 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Southport Sockman 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Louis Enricht 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Barbara Erni 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Dina Wein-Reis 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Charles Miller (gambler) 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Tom O'Brien (swindler) 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Gert Postel 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 James M. Davis 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Gary Sorenson 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Randy Glass 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Kevin Foster (fraudster) 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 William Jordan (bigamist) 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Henry More Smith 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Astafy Dolgopolov 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks

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Confidence tricksters are criminals who run confidence tricks—essentially deals that are too good to be true.

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