By Andreas Schroeder
Due to the fact that 1998, Andreas Schroeder has been a standard contributor to CBC-Radio’s “Basic Black,” interesting listeners with outrageous – and constantly very humorous – stories of bold scams and rip-offs. In Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery he has gathered seventeen of the tales that acquired the best listener reaction after they have been broadcast – what he calls a type of “Best of simple Black Scams, quantity 1.”
Running Away with Mona: How a canny forger and his companion pre-sold six copies of the Mona Lisa to prosperous and secretive creditors – after which prepared the robbery of the unique to hide their tracks.
For Export Only: How an enterprising farm animals breeder “exported” ten cows from Southern to Northern eire 1000 times.
The Flea That Roared: How the Grand Principality of Outer Baldonia (off the coast of Nova Scotia) declared battle at the U.S.S.R.
The nice Purolator Paper Caper: How a “gang that couldn’t shoot instantly” however controlled to tug off the most important unmarried heist of money in American history.
These stories, and so on, informed in Andreas Schroeder’s mischievously deadpan and subversively gleeful type, are bound to pride his many fanatics and make enthusiasts of latest readers.