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The email subject line simply announced, “Bamboozle”. At first, I thought the email might be yet another rant about the ongoing political controversy enveloping Washington D.C. and the rest of the nation these days. I decided to open the email anyway.  It … Continue reading

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Captain Of Köpenick

I came across the name of a mountebank who has become somewhat of a folk-hero in Germany.  Friedrich Wilhelm Voigt is one of Europe’s most benign fraudsters. Voigt started his career as a petty crook at the tender age of … Continue reading

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