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History's Biggest Fraud 

Craig is joined by actor Michael Sheen, comedian Russell Peters, and journalist Joel Stein as they debate and discuss history's biggest frauds.

Director:

Dana Calderwood

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Episode complete credited cast:
Craig Ferguson ... Himself - Host
Michael Sheen ... Himself - Special Guest
Russell Peters ... Himself - Special Guest
Joel Stein ... Himself - Special Guest
Shadoe Stevens Shadoe Stevens ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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On the topic of History's Biggest Fraud, the six people up for consideration between Craig and the panelists - Time magazine journalist Joel Stein, comedian Russell Peters and actor Michael Sheen - are: Charles Ponzi, for who the Ponzi Scheme, where one continually robs a Peter to pay a Paul and oneself in the process, is named; Lance Armstrong who finally admitted after years of denials that he doped to win his several Tours des France; Rachel Dolezal, head of a local chapter of the NAACP, forced to resign when it was discovered that she is Caucasian and not black as she had portrayed herself to be; Frank Abagnale Jr., who the FBI had chased for years as he intentionally wrote bad checks, and took on highly skilled job after job, such as doctor and pilot, for which he had no training whatsoever; James Frey, whose first book, the successful "A Million Little Pieces", he marketed as a memoir of his past harrowing experience with drug use and therapy, but was found to be largely or ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Talk-Show

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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