Italian Fraudsters

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Rank the Most Wicked Italian Fraudsters

 1 Charles Ponzi

Charles Ponzi
Famous As: Con Artist
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

Roberto di Ridolfo
Famous As: Conspirator
Birthdate: November 18, 1531
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 18, 1612

 3 Adel Smith

Adel Smith
Famous As: Translator known for his radical stances and often accused of fundamentalism.
Birthdate: March 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 22, 2014
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