The Most Notorious Book Thief in America
James Richard Shinn was a book lover. But besides loving books, he was also a master book thief. And his targets were public libraries in America where he would masquerade as a "jolly," well-educated professor and ultimately pillage rare books to the tune of more than half a million dollars.
Mary Bateman: The Yorkshire Witch and Her False Wonders
Discover the story of Mary Bateman, a woman who was not so much a witch as a career criminal willing to try anything to take the possessions of other people—including their lives.
How U.S. Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Schemes are Prosecuted: Koscot Test and Howey Test
Do you know who to complain to when you are a victim of a Ponzi scheme or pyramid scheme? Do you know what agencies go after them? Do you know how they do so? Find out here.