Swindle and forgers


Master minds, incredible swindilings and skillful forgers. They lied, attempted the greatest heists and very often prevailed, benefitting from the weaknesses of the system, weaknesses that nobody had noticed before them. Criminals avident of richnesses and almost perfect crimes ... Leaving in thier wake disbeileving victims and you will find in this section the greatest stories of swindling, master minds and frauds.

This is our section devoted to swindle and forgers.






The Jaconde is gone: the first major art theft of the 20th century
 

The Jaconde is gone: the first major art theft of the 20th century

 

On August 21, 1911, a thief stole Leonardo DaVinci's MonaLisa. This was the first major art theft of the 20th century and it put the city of Paris into shock.

 

 


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Arthur Furguson - The salesman monuments

 


Arthur Furguson was a terrific salesperson. Discover the storie of this man, who sold the White House, the Statue of Liberty and many other famous monuments.

 


The Salesman of Monuments - 'The story of Arthur Fuguson


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The story of Thomas Blood and the Crown Jewels

 

In 1671, the Colonel Thomas Blood was putting a plan into action that would result in the most daring robbery of all time; the theft of the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London!