20th February 2019

Many people dream of retiring overseas. Imagine emigrating half way round the world, leaving your friends, and family behind only to find that the place you were promised does not exist. Image this, many years before the invention of air travel...

Today's con artist dreamt up an overseas paradise, sold land there, chartered ships and encouraged people to emigrate. For many of the travellers, this voyage would cost them their lives. 



Duration: 30:41

Keywords: Gregor Mcgregor, con artist, poyais, emigrate, travel, conned, liar