"I'm a bad person, I'm crazy, I'm sick in the head."
The above quote might be one of the few honest things he's said recently.
He is Dan Kaufman, Dan Kay, Dan Katze. He is a celebrity chef, an internet entrepreneur, a television producer. He has worked for Apple, Google, AOL, the Rainbow Room. He hangs out with Steve Case, Gordon Ramsey, Tim Armstrong. He's a world-class surfer, a AAA baseball legend, the founder of a seminal punk band. He's one of the more persistent and obsessive grifters to ply the streets of New York City—not to mention online dating sites—in recent decades.Read more: The Montauk Grifter: How One Con Man Used OkCupid for Fun, Fraud, and Profit, Gawker>>
And he'd like you to invest in his scheme to restore trust and credibility to the internet.