Fraud is one of the methods most used by criminals to be able to illegally take money from people: we have telephone scams, mail scams and even scams regarding donations for the unfortunate. Even during the Covid period, a high number of scams were reported, mostly implemented via the internet, the new frontier for stealing and disappearing into thin air without a trace.
I'll be naive, but I'm always amazed when I read the news about a famous person who turns out to be a piece of manure. Not that this is great news, you say. But you can't deny that it's still a shocker, especially when it comes to someone you know for their talent.
I think you are all familiar with the story of the security guard who, at the Yeltsin museum in Russia, drew a pair of eyes on the human figures in Anna Leporskaya's modern work. I don't know the work, but the first thing I thought is: "Are you a huge moron?"