Canadian Fakin’

“He is at war with law, at war with facts, at war with human nature. He’s even at war with gravity — as his cons come crashing down, he refuses to do anything but pretend to rise. One of the great Canadian swindlers, he’s drifted penniless into the upper class on audacity, legal chicanery, and empty talk. More important, he is at war with himself, convinced, against mounting evidence, that he is good.” Michael Lista in The Walrus: The Rise and Fall of Toronto’s Classiest Con Man.

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