The Portuguese Bank Note Crisis: How One Lucky Forger Almost Destroyed A Nation's Economy

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The Portuguese Bank Note Crisis: How One Lucky Forger Almost Destroyed A Nation's Economy

Tuesday, 30 July

Artur Virgilio Alves dos Reis had a gift. He wasn't the smartest kid growing up, nor was he the most athletic -- he was, however, one of Europe's most talented forgers. After a string of various cons, he decided to go big. How big, you ask? Tune in to learn how one lucky conman almost single-handedly brought down the entire Portuguese economy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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