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Anyone who has fallen victim to con-artists should call 0800 555 111
Lies My Mother Told Me," the second drama included in this DVD set, stars Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck") as Laren Sims, an expert con-artist and master of disguise who marries a wealthy Las Vegas attorney to hide from her criminal past.
An expert con-artist and mistress of disguise with 20 known aliases, Elaine Parent was beautiful, clever - and deadly.