Top 11 of the Biggest Lies in History
The Trojan Horse: If all is fair in love and war, this might be the most forgivable of the big lies. When the Trojan Paris absconded with Helen
Han van Meegeren's Vermeer Forgeries: A visitor looks at paintings by Han van Meegeren May 11, 2010, in the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam.
Bernie Madoff's Ponzi Scheme: Accused $50 billion Ponzi scheme swindler Bernie Madoff exits federal court March 10, 2009, in New York City.
Andrew Wakefield's 'Study' on Vaccines and Autism: Disgraced MMR vaccine research doctor Andrew Wakefield (L) makes a statement at the General Medical Council.
The Tobacco Industry on Cigarette Smoking: Dr. Daniel Horn, director of National Clearing House for Smoking and Health, holds three packages of cigarettes bearing.
Piltdown Man:Model of the skull of Piltdown man as reconstructed by Dr. Smith Woodward. Dark areas are from the original fossil, the light are the restored areas.
The Dreyfus Affair: French Army officer Alfred Dreyfus (R) appears before the Council of War at Rennes, 1898.
Clinton Lewinsky Affair: President Bill Clinton addresses reporters concerning an alleged affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Watergate: Richard Nixon gives the thumbs-up after his resignation as 37th president of the United States.
Donald Trump and the 2020 Election: President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Trump supporters.
The Big Lie Nazi Propaganda: Adolf Hitler, chancellor of Germany, is welcomed by supporters at Nuremberg. He is considered the unofficial author of the Big Lie.