37 min

The Hitler Diaries Swindled & Psyched

    • True Crime

Two German men with a fascination for WW2 history and memorabilia found themselves on the chopping block in the 1980s. Listen now to hear how Gerd Heidemann and Konrad Kujau forged 62 volumes of Hitler’s personal diaries and almost made millions off of them. 

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Resources

The Swindle: Heidmann arrested over Hitler fakes- The Guardian, 30 Years Later, Forged Hitler Diaries Enter German Archives- NYT, History's Most Famous Literary Hoaxes 

The Psych: Greed: The Ultimate Addiction

BBB Resources: BBB.org, Trust-BBB.org, Scam Tracker

Two German men with a fascination for WW2 history and memorabilia found themselves on the chopping block in the 1980s. Listen now to hear how Gerd Heidemann and Konrad Kujau forged 62 volumes of Hitler’s personal diaries and almost made millions off of them. 

This podcast is brought to you by Better Business Bureau Great West + Pacific. The BBB has helped consumers find trustworthy businesses for over 100 years. With resources like Scam Tracker and online business records, finding trust in the marketplace is easier than ever. Visit BBB.org for more information. 

The opinions expressed on this podcast are our own and do not represent the opinions of Better Business Bureau Great West + Pacific.

For more information, follow us on Instagram! @SwindledandPsyched

Resources

The Swindle: Heidmann arrested over Hitler fakes- The Guardian, 30 Years Later, Forged Hitler Diaries Enter German Archives- NYT, History's Most Famous Literary Hoaxes 

The Psych: Greed: The Ultimate Addiction

BBB Resources: BBB.org, Trust-BBB.org, Scam Tracker

37 min

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