Have you ever heard the phrase, "If you believe that, then I have a bridge to sell you?" You've got to be pretty gullible to fall for some stranger's offer to sell you one of the most trafficked bridges in the world for cheap. But in the 1800s, a surprising number of average joes fell for scams just like this — and the king of the bridge-sellers was George C. Parker.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas April 13, 2018
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