These A-listers got scammed out of money

Chelsea Huang@Oath Com, AOL.com

When you think of A-listers, wealth is one of the first things that comes to mind, somewhere between talent and fame. Although it's easy to fantasize about $20 million movie paychecks, $500 million net worths and a life of luxury, celebrity-level visibility to the public also makes for celebrity-level visibility to scammers and con artists.

And when celebs get scammed, one thing's for sure: Those A-list-sized bank accounts mean that the monetary losses are often of an epic scale. Click through see which celebrities got taken for a ride by these famous scams.