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Anatasios Arnaouti and the Counterfeit Money
Anatasios Arnaouti and the Counterfeit Money
Anatasios Arnaouti was the criminal bedinf one of the biggest currency counterfeiting operations of moderns times, operating out of a Manchester suburb....
Catch Me If You Can: Frank Abagnale
Catch Me If You Can: Frank Abagnale
Until he went straight after a jail sentence, Frank Abagnale’s whole life had been a series of counterfeits – and he was a master....
Han Van Meegeren: Famous Art Forger
Han Van Meegeren: Famous Art Forger
Dutchman Han Van Meegeren was a popular artist in his own right, but also had a remarkable career as an art forger that only came to light because of World War Two....
Morrall Magoon: Canadian Counterfeiter
Morrall Magoon: Canadian Counterfeiter
Morall Magoon was a very ambitious 19th century Canadian counterfeiter – a bit too ambitious, as it turned out....
Stephen Jory: Britain's Greatest Counterfeiter?
Stephen Jory: Britain's Greatest Counterfeiter?
Stephen Jory was one of the most successful counterfeiters, making a fortune from fake perfume and then forging currency....
The Bolton Forgers
The Bolton Forgers
The Greenhalgh family, also known as the Bolton Forgers, quietly perpetrated some of the great art forgeries of the late 20th century....
The Hitler Diaries
The Hitler Diaries
The Hitler Diaries were one of the great counterfeiting attempts of the 20th century – but what happened to all the money paid for them?...
The Ultimate Price for Fake Money
The Ultimate Price for Fake Money
Catherine Murphy was a coin clipper, who shaved pieces of silver from currency, although she's most famous as the last woman to be burnt at the stake in England....
Which Counterfeits Hit the Market Before the Real Thing?
Which Counterfeits Hit the Market Before the Real Thing?
It can happen that counterfeits hit the market before the real thing ,especially with electronic items where the demand is high....
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