Copycats and Hoaxes
Lecture no. 7 from the course: Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals
Taught by Professor Elizabeth A. Murray | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In this lecture, plunge into the world of copycats, hoaxes, and false claims. As you learn how forensic analysts approach these issues, you’ll relive some terrifying (and bizarre) true-life cases, including copycat Tylenol poisonings, syringes hidden in soda bottles, and the discovery of a confounding “missing link” between humans and apes.