The conman, it seems, is an endangered species

Friday, 12 May 2006, 6:39 PM EST

Gone is the sharp-suited, debonair, sliver-tongued fraudster who'd charm his way to a personal fortune.

In his place: countless thousands hunched over computers, stealing bank details and exploiting technological weakness - without witnesses, and often for hire.

At the BBC.

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