One scam was convincing enough to fool George Washington.
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These daring dames ventured into the underworld of contraband liquor.
In 1993, just 34 days after the Waco siege ended, NBC premiered 'In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco'—a TV movie greenlit, scripted, and largely shot while the tragedy was still unfolding.
The 1692 Salem witch trials caused so much turmoil that the Massachusetts town is still synonymous with them.
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The felonious ursine has been linked to 21 break-ins in Lake Tahoe, California.
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Speeders on targeted stretches of road are monitored from the ground and from the sky.
To create inroads into other industries without drawing much attention to themselves, crime families found creative ways to launder money and rule where one might least expect.
Pseudocide only works if no one figures out your secret.
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Not every cult is a commune-based religious organization run by a charismatic man.
Public charging stations are a nice idea, but hackers have found ways to hijack them for identity theft.