7 Outrageous Hoaxes That Actually Worked

We all think of ourselves as cynics — other people fall for scams and fraudulent sales pitches, but not us! And in fact, since society has had several thousand years of practice at recognizing con artists, you’d think we’d get pretty good at spotting them. But you’d be wrong.

For a scam to succeed, it doesn’t take any kind of special genius. Or even average genius. Just consider …

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