Newsless Courier speculates on how Parish duped investors

Read more about Al Parish on our topic page.The Newsless Courier speculates about why Al Parish managed to dupe Charlestonians so:
Charleston isn't accustomed to business fraud on such a scale;
Parish's defenders, such as the Metro Chamber of Commerce, can't accept that they were bamboozled;
Even though Parish was "investing" in $4000 suits and trips to Ireland, they still think he meant to make money for them;
Parish used his religious connections (church and Baptist College--excuse me, Charleston Southern) to defraud while many others use religious connections to generate business;
He's a white male who is non-violent;
Bankrolling his flamboyant lifestyle was worth it for the entertainment value?

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