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Hartzell, Oscar

  • By: Victor B. Stolberg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Oscar Hartzell was one of the greatest con men of the early 20th century. He used a scam that had been around for hundreds of years, recruiting people to invest in a fraudulent lawsuit with the supposed goal of wresting the ...

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