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Andreas Schroeder is a well-known writer and broadcaster who hosted a radio show for over 12 years about ingenious frauds, swindles and hoaxes committed all around the world. His fascination for the subject led him to write a book on some of history's most mind-boggling scams. His protagonists are thieves and conmen -- but still, it is hard not to admire their ingenuity and nerves of steel; they sometimes display an astounding audacity!
The book features 10 stories that take place during different periods and in various locations across the world. Some of the swindles Andreas Schroeder describes are hilarious, some dangerous, but all are astonishing. Scams! reads like a thriller and is sure to be a hit with fans of the genre.