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Lawyer A Counterfeiter

Schwartz, W. B. - 1906-06-20LAWYER A COUNTERFEITER

Says He Made Spurious Coin to Support His Sick Wife.

Indianapolis, Ind. – William B. Schwartz, a member of the Indianapolis bar, was arrested by Federal officers on charge of counterfeiting.

Schwartz confessed to the officers and surrendered the things he used in making the spurious coins. His law practice, he said, did not yield a sufficient income for the support of his sick wife.

“Lawyer A Counterfeiter,” The Abbeville Press and Banner (Abbeville, South Carolina), 20 June 1906, p. 2, col. 2; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 4 April 2014).