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How To Win Friends And Con People

One woman was able to get money from wealthy men by pretending to be rich.

Bertha Heyman Image from WikiCommons

In September 1880, A sleeping car conductor was the first known victim of Bertha Heyman. One night, the hapless fellow met the woman who promised to change his life. She told the Chicago man of her vast fortune, even taking him to see a large house that purportedly belonged to her.

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Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson

Edward has written hundreds of acclaimed true crime articles and has won numerous awards for his short stories.