Former con artist Craig Glazer is spilling his guts about his life of crime in his book The King of Sting: The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw (Skyhorse Publishing), and recalls the years when he posed as a police officer to steal thousands of dollars from mafiosos.
After ripping off the Mexican mafia, an 18-year-old Glazer began orchestrating elaborate fake stings to steal from drug kingpins.
He says, I looked like David Cassidy, but I emulated Jesse James and Wyatt Earp. I was living the outlaw movies that I grew up loving.
Despite all the money he made thieving, Glazer wont be getting back into conning, though sometimes its very enticing.
Glazer says, The adrenaline rush Id get when I was doing it cant be surpassed by anything else. I always yearn for it, but Ill never do it again.
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