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Ferdinand Demara: An Identity Thief Who Took More Than Just Identity

Ferdinand Demara is known by a nickname that says a lot about his craft. He was called The Great Impostor. And he surely lives up to his name, as he is one of the most notorious identity thieves who ever lived. Using different identities stolen from different people, Demara had posted as a teacher,  a zoology graduate, a doctor of applied physics, a Pennsylvania dean,  both Trappist and Benedictine monks, an assistant warden at a Texas Prison, a civil engineer, a lawyer, and much, much more.

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