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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_confidence_tricks

This list of confidence tricks and scams should not be considered complete, but covers the most common examples. Confidence tricks and scams are difficult to classify, because they change ... Count Victor Lustig sold "money-printing machine" which he claimed could copy $100 bills. The client, sensing huge profits, would ...

nypost.com/2016/04/07/td-banks-penny-arcades-was-probably-stealing-your-kids-change

Apr 7, 2016 ... But the report, aired by NBC's “Today,” showed that one machine turned a ... including Coinstar, Penny Arcade and PNC Bank's Change Depot.

www.wired.com/2014/11/nashville

Nov 14, 2014 ... Repeating the scam all over town, by March 2010 they'd pulled down ... The manuals urged machine owners to immediately change the ...

articles.latimes.com/1993-01-28/local/me-2191_1_change-machines

Jan 28, 1993 ... Marcello Onias, who owns the Launderland Coin Laundry at 310 W. Pleasant Valley Road, said he put about $2,000 in two change machines ...

www.snopes.com/crime/clever/saltwater.asp

Will pouring salt water into the coin slots of vending machines induce them to dispense ... did to the coin changer at the car wash and the soda vending machine. ... to a kid looking to scam some free product with the help of a saline solution.

www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2016/05/scammers-can-fake-caller-id-info

May 4, 2016 ... The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers don't care whose phone ... Shirley, Get an answering machine and screen ALL calls!

abc7chicago.com/finance/how-accurate-are-coin-counting-kiosks/1225497

Mar 1, 2016 ... It's supposed to make counting your loose change both convenient and ... Armed with hundreds of dollars in coins, we tested 17 machines.

www.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2015/12/17/vending-machine-scam-ate-investors-money

Dec 17, 2015 ... A how-to book isn't cracked open. Workout clothes never sweat. Even office vending machines that for some represent dreams of a steady ...

www.nytimes.com/1999/04/08/technology/in-vending-machine-brains-that-tell-good-money-from-bad.html

Apr 8, 1999 ... Latest bill validators used in vending machines can detect copier ink and ... if the bill acceptors in vending and change machines were devised by the ... Another popular scam involved attaching a string or piece of tape to the ...