Italian Fraudsters

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Rank the Most Wicked Italian Fraudsters
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Charles Ponzi
(Con Artist)
Charles Ponzi
10
Birthdate: March 3, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lugo, Italy
Died: January 18, 1949

Charles Ponzi was an Italian con artist and swindler who operated in Canada and the USA. He is best remembered for his money-making scheme in which he paid his earlier investors using the money given to him by later investors. Although this type of swindling investment scheme existed before Ponzi's time, it came to be known as a Ponzi scheme.

 2 
Roberto di Ridolfo
(Conspirator)
Roberto di Ridolfo
0
Birthdate: November 18, 1531
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 18, 1612
 3 
Adel Smith
(Translator known for his radical stances and often accused of fundamentalism.)
Adel Smith
2
Birthdate: March 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 22, 2014
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