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The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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The Will Forgeries: a forgotten sensation

February 8th, 2013

Episode 272 of 481 episodes

Audrey Collins tells the story of the crimes that shocked the nation in the 1840s, when a gang used identity theft and fraud to steal money from dormant accounts in the Bank of England.

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