Cards of shame

They're not your usual baseball cards. Topps Company will be issuing trading cards of confessed swindler Bernie Madoff as part of a series featuring the 'world's biggest hoaxes, hoodwinks and bamboozles,' due out early this summer. Here's a sampling.

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Charles Ponzi
Charles Ponzi
Ponzi's pyramid scheme lured thousands of New England residents in the 1920s with the promise of huge returns in a matter of just a few months. The Ponzi card is the first in Topps' series of "World's Greatest Hoaxes, Hoodwinks, & Bamboozles."
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Last updated March 27 2009: 2:56 PM ET
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