How a Con Artist Effortlessly Sold the Eiffel Tower Twice

Just follow the 10 Commandments written by the world’s smoothest con artist

Victor Lustig — the man who sold the Eiffel Tower
Victor Lustig — the con man of the early 1900s. (Free to use)

VVictor Lustig was an Austro-Hungarian man from the early 1900s. He was born and raised in a humble family that couldn’t afford a lot. His parents wanted him to grow into an influential person who could change their lives. But he had other…

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Shenbaga Lakshmi

Shenbaga Lakshmi

Computing grad chasing cultural, historical, and true crime stories. Best life tip: Text your friends back! Contact: shenbawrites@gmail.com