Scammer Monroe Edwards 

Fraudster Monroe Edwards 

Details

Name: Monroe Edwards
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Born: 1808
whether Dead or Alive: 1847
Age: 39
Country: United States
Occupation: Hematologist, oncologist
Criminal / Fraud / Scam Charges: Multiple counts of forgery and fraud
Criminal / Fraud / Scam Penalty: 10 years in prison
Known For: Forgery

Description :

Monroe Edwards (1808 January 27, 1847) was an American slave trader, forger, and criminal who was the subject of a well-publicized trial and conviction in 1842. Originally from Kentucky, Edwards moved to New Orleans then settled in Texas. He smuggled slaves into Brazil in 1832 and used the proceeds to purchase land in Texas. In 1836, he was again smuggling slaves, this time into Texas.


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