44 minutes | Dec 7th 2020

EP 35 - Natwarlal - India's greatest con man

Natwarlal was the most successful con man in India's history and is still revered by many as something of a folk hero. Over a career of several decades, he mastered forgery, impersonation, and social engineering to pull off scams that are too crazy to believe including selling the Taj Mahal to foreign tourists on three separate occasions.  To this day his name is used as a verb for anybody that's trying to pull off a scam.Pete is joined this week by Rebecca Kaplan. If you're looking for a great holiday gift, consider giving the gift of great watches with Xeric.  Xeric's got a design for every eye and prices for every budget.  Use the link https://xeric.com?ref:steal to let them know we sent you and use code "pete" at checkout for 15% off your order. 
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