Three Accused of Fraud in Newspaper Contest
December 13, 2009 | 2:00 am
|Dec. 13, 1909: Los Angeles police detain three people accused of swindling the Ogden, Utah, Evening Standard in a publicity campaign. Ogden Mayor William Glassman, a part-owner of the paper, says the suspects conspired to take a $300 prize by promising to give a woman a small share of the money for correctly identifying one of the conspirators as “Dotty Dimples” in a crowd of people. |
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