About the Series

Asian Swindlers is an investigative crime series about infamous con-artists who have gotten away with a notorious criminal record across Asia. Each episode is an investigation into the life and character of these modern-day legendary con-artists through the opinions of people who knew them or were conned by them. Taking the viewer inside the mind of the fraudster, the series focuses on stories of swindlers such Huang Chao-Kang, the Taiwanese teen tarot swindler, who managed to con powerful and famous people in Taiwan, including its former President; and Selly Yustiawati, the charismatic young Indonesian who camoflauged into society and managed to rob people and companies of their wealth.