How Did Gregor MacGregor Swindle People into Moving to a Country that Didn't Exist?

April 13, 2020, 9:00 am • 6m

In the early 1800s, one swindler tricked hundreds of people into investing in a nonexistent country -- and even into moving there. Learn about Gregor MacGregor's invented kingdom of Poyais in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at

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