David Ortiz, and Not Seeing the Truth

The scandal surrounding David Ortiz's alleged use of steroids has raised many questions about deception. Among the most pressing of these is why it seems we can be fooled so easily. The surprising fact is that successful deceit has less to do with the deceiver, and more to do with us.

The Fake Rockefeller

For years, an illegal immigrant from Germany fooled those he knew, including his wife, into believing he was a wealthy, cultured Rockefeller. What's even more surprising is how easy it may have been.