Scam City: New Orleans

The Big Easy, New Orleans, one of Americas most fascinating cities, its a melting pot of steeped in history, culture and music. But the presenter soon discovers that if you go looking for it, trouble is easy to find. The presenter finds himself in a room with a naked women and man with a baseball bat in one hand and a gun in the other, he is promptly propositioned with a game of Russian Roulette, how on earth did he end up there he asks himself.

He hits town in the middle of Mardi Gras season, two week of parades, parties and masked balls in preparation for lent in a frenzy of excess. The 300 year old festival pulls in half a billion dollars each year for the cities coffers but it also attracts a variety of scams.

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