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Mar 9, 2015

This is part 2 of the Incredible story of adam worth, Scotland Yards 'Napolean of Crime". This covers crimes in Paris, his forgery ring in Europe, his yacht thefts, his slip up and capture, and his return of the stolen art to The Pinkerton Agency at the end. Worth was the inspration for Arthur Conan Doyle's character Professor Moriarty, who was the nemesis of Sherlock Holmes.