Post nº 67
"GENERAL" MAC GREGOR - THE CONMAN WHO INVENTED A GHOST COUNTRY AND STOLE
MILLIONS IN THE FINANCIAL MARKETS
|The French defeat in the Napoleonic Wars caused euphoria in Britain and the financial markets boomed.|
Canvas by Phillip James de Loutherbourgh (XIX century)
THE AMAZING HISTORY OF GREGOR MACGREGOR
WHO IN THE XIX CENTURY PULLED OFF THE
GREATEST CONFIDENCE TRICK OF ALL TIME
By the excellent british magazine "The Economist"
|Mac Gregor had been borne in a peaceful place of remote Scotland but soon discovered that his true place|
was among the frenetical people of the huge London Financial Market
|As an adventurer he was in Latin America during the independence wars. When returning|
to Britain he said that had fought in a revolutionary army as its "general"
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