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A FRAUDULENT CONSPIRACY.

Roue, February 1. ' Croesus Boasquet, a music hall { manager, obtained special trunks filled £ with sand on which he pasted labels ' for different destinations. A con. . federate- made a declaration that tb.9 , baggage contained valuable theatrical ' property. Several railway employees, who were parties to the conspiracy, removed the trunks at junctions dur» ing tha journey, affixing false duplicate numbers corresponding with the receipt. The poiice discovered the trickery. The railway has paid in deuinities for lost luggage to the extent of £80,000 a year.

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A FRAUDULENT CON- SPIRACY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 3 February 1914

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A FRAUDULENT CON- SPIRACY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 3 February 1914

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