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The world's smoothest con man who even sold the Eiffel Tower twice

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 20: They called him the smoothest con man ever. Moving seamlessly between high society and the criminal underworld, Victor Lustig was responsible for some of history’s greatest scams, including a banknote scandal which almost collapsed the US economy and selling the Eiffel Tower not once, but twice. Here's his incredible story.

A very smooth operator

They called him the smoothest con man ever. Moving seamlessly between high society and the criminal underworld, Victor Lustig was responsible for some of history’s greatest scams, including a banknote scandal which almost collapsed the US economy and selling the Eiffel Tower not once, but twice. Here's his incredible story.
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