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The 10 Greatest Hoaxes of All Time

By  Ashe Schow
Fake news keyboard (Photo by Peter Dazeley/Getty Images)
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We’re so often told that “no one would ever lie about something so terrible,” such as being the victim of a horrible tragedy. The fact of the matter is that this is exactly the sort of thing people will lie about, precisely because no one would want to question them.

Below you’ll find a list of some of the greatest (meaning worst) hoaxes of all time. We use the term “hoax” broadly to include frauds, con-men, liars, and faked events.

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