In the big wide-world of crime, the stories of con-artists often get lost amongst the darker, morbid stories; but we feel like some of these unbelievable stories deserve to be heard.
We have put together a list of some of the most enthralling con-artist stories out there, with a couple even making it to the small screen.
Catfishing might seem like a tasteless prank, but the ripple effect of the act can be absolutely devastating, as was the case for Renae Marsden.
After several years of being manipulated, emotionally abused and catfished by her best-friend, Renae Marsden took her own life.
In this episode of Crime Insiders: In Focus, we hear the whole story which resulted in Renae losing her life in 2013 and her parents’ battle for justice.
This con-artist story is so wild, Netflix ended up creating an entire show based around the rise and fall of socialite Anna Delvey.
For years, Delvey managed to convince New York high society that she was the heiress of a multi-million-dollar empire.
In the podcast Fake Heiress, hosts Chloe Moss and Vicky Baker take us on a deep dive into the life of Anna Kelvey and how all of her lies were eventually exposed.
Most parents would do absolutely anything for their children, and apparently celebrities are no exception.
In this high-profile case, some of the most recognisable stars in the world are put under the microscope following allegations that they paid people off to get their children into elite universities.
In this episode of Fraudsters, the hosts take a closer look at the college admissions scandal, what led these stars to go that extra mile for their kids and where they ended up.
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