16 big monster finds that turned out to be big monster fakes

Syfy's Fact or Faked (which returned last night at 9/8C) has seen its share of paranormal fakery—but such hoaxes are nothing new. People have been suckering us into believing in monsters for centuries. To celebrate the show's return, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest monster hoaxes in history.

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From the shores of Loch Ness to the Bigfoot-riddled lands of California and everywhere in between, check out these monstrous frauds.

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