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Who was Boss Tweed and what scandal was he involved in?
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Boss Tweed is the very symbol for big city scandal. Through bribery, false print materials, false bills, and use of gangs and power positions, Boss Tweed managed to steal a sum of up to $200 million dollars from New York City; in todays currency that is about $8 billion. He also managed to gain control of Tammany Hall; the city's major political group in order to gain monopolies and corrupt the government and police force.
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