Intrigue colors auction of ill-gotten estate with gold, silver

By Updated: March 14, 2019 11:03 AM CT | Published: March 14, 2019 8:31 AM CT
<strong> The 12,000-square-foot house includes marble floors, an elevator and spiral staircase. </strong>(Photo courtsey of John Roebuck Auctions)

The 12,000-square-foot house includes marble floors, an elevator and spiral staircase. (Photo courtsey of John Roebuck Auctions)

A family of swindlers amassed a mansion, three other houses and expensive toys on a 308-acre estate which is to be auctioned next month. But could the winning bidder find other illicit treasures there? 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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