Daniel Simons

When it comes to scams, we usually focus on the How rather than the Why. This week, we spoke to psychologist Dan Simons, co-author of Nobody’s Fool to find out why we’re all much easier marks than we like to think.

From white lies to massive Ponzi schemes, the connective thread is our willingness to trust other people. Check out this week’s episode to find out how that can work in our favor or backfire horribly.

This week’s Tin Foil Swan looks at one of the most damaging forms of identity theft you’ve probably never heard of.

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