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The setup, the bait, the play and the sting — these are all elements of a con artist's trick. But how do experts at deception steal money, fake an identity and get away with it all?
That's the subject of Maria Konnikova's new book, "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It... Every Time."
Maria Konnikova will be speaking at the Harvard Book Store Thursday evening.
This segment aired on January 20, 2016.