Murder Monday: The Man Who Tricked Both a Religion and the US Government

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Mark Hoffman grew up collecting rare coins and antiquities hits the jackpot when looking over an ancient bible he notices something tucked between the pages, after taking it a professor at the University of Utah they remove it and find out that it's a handwritten note from the founder of the Mormon religion. 

Mark was at the time attending medical school and decided to put all of his energy into collecting rare documents, doing and going places others would not.  He became famous for his ability to find rare documents from across the country including more documents written by Joseph Smith and works by Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain and more. 

Hear his story on Murder Monday!  

Learn more about Mark Hoffman and why he was called the "White Salamander".

Mark Hoffman letter to the Utah Parole board explaining his crimes

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