The 10 Biggest Frauds in US History

The Internet is a digital sea of fraud full of sharks just waiting for the little fish to swim by. Fraud is everywhere and on every scale; from politicians engaging in electoral fraud or the all too-common embezzlement to the ordinary man wheeling and dealing in identity theft or a “419” fraud, big corporations scamming in the stock market to fake NGOs shedding the crocodile tear for your hard-earned bucks. The temptation to cheat, win and possibly get away with murder is too great and it affects us all in immeasurable ways; it shatters trust in the already fragile economic system and robs us all. Here are the 10 most egregious frauds in recent US history.

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