San Ramon and Danville, California – In a world filled with intrigue and deception, Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., a prolific author, and award-winning filmmaker, has unveiled two compelling documentaries that shine a light on the world of scams and con artists.

“Conned: A True Story” and “Con Artists Unveiled” are captivating films based on Gini Graham Scott’s own books, The Big Con and I Was Scammed respectively, which provide the shocking story of a book-to-film scam that left countless victims and an eye-opening exploration of various scams.


Conned: A True Story is available to rent or buy at

It tells the true stories of multiple scams. Bank accounts were wiped out, lives were all but destroyed, and the survivors have gathered together to tell their stories and reveal the dark secrets of those con artists.

Con Artists Unveiled is available to rent or buy at Hosted by world renown magicians, Evan Disney and Dan Sperry, it features interviews with professional con artists and their victims, with insights from law enforcement and psychologists, giving us a window into the underworld of con artistry.

With a distinguished career spanning over 30 years in the film and literary industries, Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., is a trusted voice when it comes to storytelling, and these documentaries are no exception. Besides producing 18 features films and documentaries, Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., has garnered 260 awards for her screenplays in film festivals around the world.

Trailers for her completed films in distribution are showcased on the Changemakers Films YouTube channel at


Here’s more details on the two films.

“Conned: A True Story” is a gripping tale of deception and betrayal. Based on Gini Graham Scott, book The Big Con, this documentary exposes a shocking book-to-film scam that she uncovered while working as a ghostwriter. The film features the harrowing stories of a dozen individuals who were lured into an elaborate scheme to entice them to spend more on more money on legitimate materials which Gini wrote and a marketing campaign that went nowhere, because the scammers claimed a phony CEO from a legitimate studio was eager to pay them over $150,000 for their work. But it was all an illusion. The documentary unravels the intricate web of lies and deceit behind the scam while shedding light on the devastating impact on the victims.

“Con Artists Unveiled” based on I Was Scammed, delves into the shadowy world of scams, unveiling the techniques and tactics employed by con artists to exploit unsuspecting victims. The documentary offers valuable advice on how to avoid falling prey to these devious schemes, making it a must-watch for anyone looking to protect themselves from scams.

As an author, Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., has published over 200 books in a variety of genres, including business, criminal justice, social issues, and self-help. She has also written a dozen books on becoming successful in the film industry, including Success in Screenplay Writing and Success in Finding Funds for Your Film. Her publishers have included such notables as Random House, Simon & Schuster, Contemporary Books, Rowman & Littlefield, and many others. She has also written several dozen books as a ghostwriter for clients, including one who has published a dozen of her books on criminal justice – American Leadership Books. She is based in San Ramon and Danville, California and is available for interviews to discuss the documentaries, her extensive experience in the film industry, and the books she has written.

For more information, press inquiries, or to schedule an interview with Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., please contact:

Karen Andrews
Executive Assistant to Gini Graham Scott
Changemakers Publishing, Writing, and Production
San Ramon, California
(925) 804-6333