7 Men Who Led Double Lives

Suspected Craigslist killer joins list of adulterers, con men
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2009 4:10 PM CDT
7 Men Who Led Double Lives
The man who calls himself Clark Rockefeller appears in municipal court in Boston.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff is just one of many men whose double lives were exposed by the law, ABC News reports:

  • Eliot Spitzer seemed a dedicated governor and family man until he was pinned in a prostitution ring.
  • Christophe Rocancourt pretended to be a Rockefeller heir to defraud the rich before he was busted in 2000.
  • A charmer, serial killer Ted Bundy played various roles to lure his female victims.

  • CBS News anchor Charles Kuralt hid a 29-year affair so well, his wife didn't know about it until a posthumous lawsuit.
  • The game was up for Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, known as well-to-do American Clark Rockefeller, when he kidnapped his 7-year-old daughter.
  • David Hampton claimed to be the son of actor Sidney Poitier to score housing at Calvin Klein's—and was the inspiration for the play Six Degrees of Separation.
(Read more Craigslist killer stories.)

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