Fake Gold Bars

I have a strange fascination with old-fashioned crimes in modern settings. I don’t want bad things to happen to people, I just enjoy the anachronism in the same way that I like seeing blacksmiths with cellphones.

This is a good one:

Diamond District Businessman Tricked Into 
Paying $100K For Fake Gold Bars

Normally I have a policy of posting original source links, but in this case the Boing Boing presentation has working video where the original requires a BS registration.

http://boingboing.net/2012/10/29/fake-gold-bars-infiltrate-prec.html

For integrity’s sake, the original:

http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/168994/ny1-exclusive–diamond-district-businessman-tricked-into-paying–100k-for-fake-gold-bars

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