Conning a Dictator — Market Mad House

Daniel G. Jennings
Jan 14 · 3 min read

The two bravest fraudsters in history were Savarpoldi Hammaralt and Albert von Filek. The two successfully conned a bloodthirsty dictator responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths.

To explain, the two con artists sold Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco incredible formulas. For example, Hammaralt convinced Franco he could create gold with .