What can a 19th-century scammer teach us about the history of women, lying, and economic boom-and-bust cycles?: "The No. 1 Ladies’ Defrauding Agency"
(Plus- Bugs Moran)
“When I consider Life, ’tis all a cheat”*…

Ponder the prerequisites for Ponzi:

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