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Pictured: Victor Lustig's Alcatraz cell.
The audacious ruses of an early 20th century conman who 'sold Tower Bridge' and swindled Al Capone have been revealed in a new book.
Victor Lustig posed as the chief treasurer of London County Council to persuade a wealthy Australian tourist to purchase the landmark in 1914.
He handed over £2,500 - £65,000 in today's money - after...more »