Victor Lustig, a con-artist who became known as “the man who sold the Eiffel Tower.”
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The name VICTIG is a play on letters from the name Victor Lustig. Victor Lustig is one of the most innovative con-artists of all time and was made famous when he sold the Eiffel Tower.
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Victor Lustig had 45 known aliases, spoke 5 languages perfectly, and was arrested over 50 times in the United States alone. He was born in Czechoslovakia in 1890 and swindled many individuals and organizations across Europe and the United States.
Victor was so cunning that not even the most feared of criminal were immune to his scams as he duped none other that Al Capone.
Topping that, Victor actually sold the Eiffel Tower in Paris, TWICE.