I have a post on my other blog explaining that a 1968 movie, The Producers, gives a great illustration of the fraud triangle.
First opportunity, then motivation, followed by rationalization. Then a full-steam-ahead fraud.
Of course, in any good melodrama the bad guys get caught in the end. The scammers go to prison.
… Where they commit the fraud again.
Check out my post, Fraud triangle illustrated in a movie.