GUTSCHE ABBESTED-. Sydney, June 10. At the hearing of the charges of counter' feiting brought against the Kussian' Rudolph Gutsche, who is believed to have been the distributor of the counterfeit £10 notes in Auckland, and whose dramatic arrest was doscribed on Tursday. Joseph Sharp gave evidence that six months ago he agreed to become a partner with Gutsche in a lithographic business, advancing rrm £25. Subseqaeutly licensed showed Sharp an apparatus for mak' ing bank notes, and told him they could mak e plenty of money, and in a short time go to another country. Sharp said that would be "no good to him." Gutsche told him f o keep quiet, and they could obange the notes in New Zealand. On Sharp still demurring, Gutsche declared that tbe first man who came to the place he would Bhoo* dead, and then sboot himself afterwards, Sharp gave evidence to the detectivesGutsche was committed for trial.
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AUCKLAND FRAUD., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4404, 12 June 1914
AUCKLAND FRAUD. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4404, 12 June 1914
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