Jeff Maysh is a writer based in Southern California. His stories about crime, espionage, and identity theft have appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and many other magazines. More→

The Best of Jeff Maysh:

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions
Daily Beast | August, 2018

The Strange Story of Dagobert, the “DuckTales” Bandit
The New Yorker | May, 2021

Donald Trump and the Sweepstakes Scammers
The New Yorker | August, 2022

The $30 Million Lotto Scam
The Atlantic | October, 2022

Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite
MIT Technology Review | January, 2021

Casualties of the Cola Wars
Bloomberg Businessweek
| August, 2020

How a Stroke Turned a 63-Year-Old Into a Rap Legend 
The Atlantic | January, 2019

The Counterfeit Queen of Soul Smithsonian | July, 2018

A Catfishing with a Happy Ending The Atlantic | October, 2017

The Scarface of Sex The Daily Beast | June, 2017

The Bombshell Bandit BBC News Magazine | April, 2015

The Murder House Medium | October, 2015

The Half Time Hero Howler Magazine | September, 2013

The Wedding Sting The Atlantic | May, 2015

Cheer Mom The Atlantic | July, 2016

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