January 18, 2024

EP. 225.5 — Fraud Fridays: The Fake French Minister w/ Baron Vaughn

Joyeux vendredi, con-gregation! We go back to our episode with Baron Vaughn on ze podcast. We discuss ze French imposter who scammed his way into millions. Très wild, non? Hon hon hon. Stay schemin!

 

This was recorded on December 3rd, 2020.

 

Research by Sharilyn Vera

 

Sources:

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48510027

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/world/europe/france-identity-fraud-le-drian.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/how-scammers-used-a-silicone-mask-and-skype-to-impersonate-a-french-minister-and-steal-90-million/2019/06/20/601ca6ac-9375-11e9-b72d-d56510fa753e_story.html

https://www.intheknow.com/2020/11/02/influencer-hamptons-squat/

https://www.instagram.com/marisahochberg/

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