Diamond hoax "will long be remembered as one of the most successful frauds of modern times"

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Diamond hoax "will long be remembered as one of the most successful frauds of modern times" - TKa ffgenmn diomontl SWlmne Of Colorado is...
TKa ffgenmn diomontl SWlmne Of Colorado is exposed tt last. It will long be remembered as one oi the most successful frauds of modern times, ranking with the ingenious impositions by which scientific men other ages were led to, believe they had bought the art of j irausmutiag base metals into gold. ’phe inou W.ho have succeeded in gold, captivating great CapK«!‘st»» ’»nd competent mining experts huvu showed that they possessed a rascally rascally sort of alchemy; they have made !gu|j fur themselves; that have given in return Ivitior nf <li>ttiir4V4<] in return lying stories of diamond fields which never existed. Last

Clipped from The Wilmington Journal19 Dec 1872, ThuPage 1

The Wilmington Journal (Wilmington, Ohio)19 Dec 1872, ThuPage 1
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  • Diamond hoax "will long be remembered as one of the most successful frauds of modern times"

    staff_reporter – 07 Oct 2016

  • actonbooks
    Both this fraud and the Emma Silver Mine deception -- which was more successful are connected by one man who does not get mentioned in the story. I wrote a book called An Infinite Deal of Nothing explaining who was really behind the frauds

    actonbooks07 Nov 2016

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