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Scam Goddess #129 March 14, 2022

What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Brittani Warrick joins us to discuss how a 19th century Scottish man, convinced people to establish the new country of Poyais, however it didn’t actually exist. Plus, one antique store goes viral after a tik toker exposes the real cost of antique swans. Stay Schemin’!

Research By Kaelyn Brandt. 

SOURCES:

https://www.distractify.com/p/tiktok-goodwill-thrift-shop

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Gregor-MacGregor-Prince-Of-Poyais/

https://allthatsinteresting.com/gregor-macgregor

https://medium.com/lessons-from-history/the-untold-truth-about-poyais-a-dead-land-sold-as-a-mystical-paradise-bf6719715229

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