The 70-year-old retiree who became America’s worst counterfeiter | Curio

The 70-year-old retiree who became America’s worst counterfeiter

11 mins | Jun 30, 2019

The tale of an unlikely suspect in the US's most expensive counterfeit investigation. In 1940s New York, one retiree made a living producing unconvincing counterfeit $1 bills yet managed to evade the police for over a decade. Writing in the Hustle, Zachary Crocket tells the tale of this unlikely suspect and the coincidental series of events that led to his arrest.

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