In 1925, Victor Lustig, a conman in France, impersonated a government official and managed to sell the Eiffel Tower twice.
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He decided to sell the Eiffel tower for metal scrap when he came across an article advocating its demolition.
Lustig made a plan to pose as a government official and sell the Eiffel tower to metal scrappers.
He sold the landmark for almost 70,000 dollars which equals millions today!
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