How Bertha Heyman Conned Her Way Into Show Business


Bertha Heyman depicted on an 1888 cigarette card. Public Domain

<p>Bertha Heyman was a notorious con artist with a robust rap sheet and a penchant for bilking well-to-do, otherwise shrewd men. Listen in to learn how Bertha's life of crime led her, oddly enough, into showbiz.</p>