As children we all lived in a land of make believe. We pretended to be spacemen, nurses, cowboys and any number of personas, but could you imagine, as an adult, taking on an identity that wasn’t your own?
Living every single day as a stranger and doing it for money, power and sometimes even just for their own amusement. Although it might sound like a lot of work, and it most certainly is, some people have managed to maintain their elaborate ruses for years and in some cases decades.
Here we tell the stories of some of these individuals. People who took pretending to be someone else to a whole new level, leaving a path of destruction and ruin in their wake as they spun their wildest of yarns.