What Is American Scoundrels?

We hold in high esteem the heroic men and women who build this great country we are so privileged to live in today. While American’s magnificent story is replete with grand and model endeavors, interwoven in the historic fabric are also the less than sterling aspects of the Great American Experiment as well- The American Scoundrels. Embedded in every story is a lesson we can learn from- whether that’s the heroic actions of Daniel Morgan or the deviant manipulation of Gaston B. Means. We hope you enjoy these selections of what NOT to do.

One of the great scoundrels in American history was a man named Gaston B. Means, whom J. Edgar Hoover once called, “the most amazing figure in contemporary criminal history.”
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