Scams are nearly as old as commerce itself. When you think of iconic scams, you might consider the image of the “3-Card Monte” dealer on the corner of a busy city intersection. These are examples of verified scams, but have you considered more “legitimate” forms of con artistry?
How about those games at the state fair that seem so easy but are commonly understood to be rigged? Or a huge bag of potato chips that end up being only half full when you open them up.