Tom Wright
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Tom Wright

Tom Wright is cofounder of Project Brazen, a journalism-focused content studio, a NYT bestselling author and Pulitzer finalist. In 2018, he coauthored Billion Dollar Whale, the definitive account of one of the world’s most audacious frauds. He’s the creator and host of Fat Leonard, a nine-part podcast about a man who corrupted the U.S. Navy. Both Billion Dollar Whale and Fat Leonard are being adapted for the screen. In 2020, Stanford University honored Tom with its Shorenstein award for services to journalism in Asia over a twenty year career.
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Featured Article: Catch Our Grift with These Tales of Female Frauds, Scammers, and Cons


When it comes to cons of the criminal variety, women often fly under the radar. And when it comes to pulling off high-level, multifaceted schemes, women continue to be underestimated. But with enough confidence to remain undetected, female con artists, fraudsters, and grifters have scammed their way to infamy, racking up dollars, favors, and fame along the way. The stories they leave behind make for some of the most intriguing cases of all time.

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