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(GTFOH!) Some Dude Named MacGregor Actually Sold A Fake Country

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No, it’s not Conor.

Although that particular McGregor does have some legit magic alchemy skills in his game.

But there is one MacGregor—named Gregor, ironically—who used some serious smoke and mirrors to go on and sell a country.

A country. Not a farm that he had. But a fucking country. That he didn’t.

In fact, the country didn’t even exist.(It was really Honduras.)

Talk about #FakeNews…

So how did ol’ Gregor MacGregor pull off this scam? Well.

For one, he gave it a cool ass name.

Poyais. 

Then he set laws, priced parcels of land. And so on. In fact, BBC called it the most “audacious scam in history.”

He even created useless money, which he took back to would-be British settlers in exchange for their money, which was real.

A piece of paper headed with a coat of arms and the words "One Dollar, Bank of Poyais", with smaller writing beneath.

Anyway, in this video, Cheddar breaks it down better than we ever could with prose. Check it out.

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This Millennial Makes 6 Figures From Selling Other Peoples Stuff

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Check out how this 32-year-old, Mark Meyer, started his business with a $400 loan. He is now making six figures, by selling other peoples items on Ebay and Amazon. He mostly gets his inventory from police auctions, liquidations and abandoned storage sales.

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How Dwayne Johnson Became The Biggest Box Office Draw In History

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Dwayne Johnson’s earnings haul has been nothing short of scintillating. In 1998, at 26, he became the then-youngest WWE champion of all time.

Fast forward 20 years later, Dwayne Johnson’s wrestled his way to top of Hollywood’s food chain: For one, he’s the world’s highest paid actor. And he recently became the biggest draw in Hollywood history.

Johnson climbed the Forbes’ rankings to clinch the top spot as the world’s biggest star, trumping fellow actors like George Clooney and Robert Downey Jr.

The Rock’s scripted a superstar success story when it comes to entrepreneurship. After launching his production house with ex-wife, Dwayne soon expanded its operations to cover content strategy for social media platforms.

This big move helped them increase their global footprint.

Several endorsements, WWE stints and numerous action films later, Johnson now commands earnings of eight figures for films and shows. And his journey has only got more exciting by the day.

Bob Iger Insight

Happy to share a lil’ insight from an invaluable mentor and friend, Bob Iger. CEO of one of the most trusted and beloved brands the world has ever known. Building a global brand takes time.10, 20, 30 years.. even more. Sure it takes relentless hard work, passion & vision, but the main thing it takes is TRUST. Building that trust with your audience where they know and believe that you’ll always do your best to deliver a fun, memorable EXPERIENCE. And like any successful relationship, it takes years to build up and you always gotta take care of it with your own two hands. #TimeAndTrust 🌎

Posted by Dwayne The Rock Johnson on Friday, July 20, 2018

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VIDEO: How NBA Star Stephen Curry Is Churning Money Off The Court

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NBA’s ace athlete, Stephen Curry, is sitting pretty on a net worth that’s over $90M. Apart from playing for the Golden State Warriors, Curry is an investor and entrepreneur, and very recently turned executive producer, with his feature film, “Breakthrough,” slated for release on April 12, 2019.

Here’s how he makes his millions.

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