Author Topic: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist  (Read 4577 times)

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2019, 02:05:51 PM »
Insane.

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2019, 02:11:09 PM »
Unbelievable!
I wonder how much he will get for the movie rights to the "Catch me if you can" sequel?

Seems odd that the article doesn't state more clearly that he merely pretended to be "Simon Leviev"
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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2019, 02:19:13 PM »
I wonder how much he will get for the movie rights to the "Catch me if you can" sequel?

Seems odd that the article doesn't state more clearly that he merely pretended to be "Simon Leviev"
Lol

Ye, I didnt even realize he was Israeli till the article showed his house in Bnei Brak..

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2019, 02:28:25 PM »
Seems odd that the article doesn't state more clearly that he merely pretended to be "Simon Leviev"

Not clear if he pretended or actually legally changed his name. (Is he capable of doing anything legally?)
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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2019, 02:35:28 PM »
I wonder how much he will get for the movie rights to the "Catch me if you can" sequel?

maybe they will also hire him as an FBI instructor like the originals
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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can"
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2019, 02:56:57 PM »

Seems odd that the article doesn't state more clearly that he merely pretended to be "Simon Leviev"

Ye, I was coming here to make that clear for anyone who didn't ready through the whole article...

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2019, 04:48:16 PM »
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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2019, 04:53:56 PM »
Reminds me of a different con who was in the news several months ago. Did similar stuff, but completely different. Was also riveting.

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2019, 05:47:35 PM »
Sad that he put his brain to con people instead of doing business for example. Trust me a brain like that we be a close deal killer that every company will want to hire. If only he use it the right way .. sad.

Fell bad for all the victim.

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2019, 05:55:24 PM »
Can we merge this with the "Don't swipe recklessly" thread?

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Re: Real Life Israeli "Catch Me If You Can" Con Artist
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2019, 09:24:12 PM »
Reminds me of a story in the frum community not too long ago, similar