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List of famous male confidence artists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male confidence artists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being confidence artists. There are thousand of males working as confidence artists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic confidence artists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a confidence artist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list includes Soapy Smith, Herbert Allen Farmer and more.

While this isn't a list of all male confidence artists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male confidence artists?" and "Who are the best male confidence artists?"
Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Con Artists
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Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered to be the largest financial ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Investment broker, Businessperson, Investor, Stock broker, Financial adviser, + more

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Jack Abramoffa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Con Artists
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Jack Allan Abramoff is a former American lobbyist, businessman, movie producer and writer. He was at the center of an extensive corruption investigation that led to his conviction and to 21 people either pleading guilty or being found guilty, including White House officials J. Steven Griles and ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Lobbyist, Film Producer, Lawyer

Credits: Red Scorpion, Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

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Frank Abagnale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Con Artists
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Frank William Abagnale, Jr. is an American security consultant known for his history as a former confidence trickster, check forger, and impostor between the ages of 15 and 21. He became one of the most famous impostors ever, claiming to have assumed no fewer than eight identities as an airline ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States of America

Profession: Author, Confidence artist, Writer, Consultant

Credits: Catch Me If You Can

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Raymond Fernandez and Martha B... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Con Artists
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Raymond Martinez Fernandez and Martha Jule Beck were an American serial killer couple. They are believed to have killed as many as 20 women during their murderous spree between 1947 and 1949. After their arrest and trial for serial murder in 1949, they became known as "The Lonely Hearts Killers" for ...more

Age: Died at 37 (1914-1951)

Birthplace: Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Nurse, Confidence artist

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