Download e-book for kindle: Florida Scams by Victor Knight

By Victor Knight

ISBN-10: 1565541901

ISBN-13: 9781565541900

We all learn about Florida's solar, surf, and senior citizen inhabitants, yet what will we learn about its seedy underbelly? it's a indisputable fact that Florida's loophole-laden tax legislation and laissez-faire perspective have attracted every kind of swindlers, from the backyard sort con guy to criminals as notorious as Al Capone. it's also a indisputable fact that Vic Knight is familiar with nearly all there's to understand approximately each one of them. As a tenth-generation Floridian, Knight has plentiful own wisdom of Florida historical past, which augments his wealth of study on scams. Taking the immortal phrases of his Papa Johnson and Papa Knight, he has compiled a suite of Grandaddy's ideas which can support anyone see throughout the "smooth-talking jaspers" who through the years have bamboozled sufferers out of billions of greenbacks. Witty, casual, and sprinkled with down-home Florida vernacular, Knight's stories of the unusual train as they satisfaction. Shady characters like mayor/preacher/convicted felon Oyster King Willie Popham, the fictional Prince Michael of Austria, and "the mysterious fifty-dollar tipper" hold off a potpourri of scams concerning every little thing from luxurious autos to ostrich eggs to phony tax returns. Knight explains how Boca Raton is a urban in keeping with the rip-off, like Treasure Island, whose very identify comes from the rip-off that placed it at the map. those cons allure rankings of individuals simply because they appear fool-proof; yet be mindful Grandaddy's Rule #3:"Nobody ever pulled a rabbit out of a hat with no conscientiously puttin' one in there first." Victor M. Knight, a winning radio-station proprietor grew to become Florida guru, is a hectic lecturer and television-show host.

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