Frank Bourassa is the world's greatest counterfeiter →

October 30, 2014 |

GQ Magazine profiles Frank Bourassa, the man who made over $200 million in counterfeit 20-dollar bills and almost got away with it:

Frank’s self-image may be described as not merely healthy but hyperpituitary. When I asked him where he found the lunatic gumption not only to enter into the risky business of counterfeiting but to do so at the unheard-of scale of hundreds of millions of dollars, Frank replied with a shrug: “I can do anything I want. I can go to the moon. I’m good at figuring out stuff. I could do a heart transplant if I wanted to.”

Sounds a hell of a lot like empty bragging, but just keep reading.

Via Kottke.