• Short Summary

    FRENCH POLICE, RAIDING A VILLA NEAR PARIS, HAVE FOUND A BIG HOARD OF FORGED NOTES TO A FACE VALUE EQUALLING GBP7,000.

  • Description

    1.
    GV MINISTRY OF INTERIOR BUILDING
    0.05

    2.
    CV SIGN "MINISTRY OF INTERIOR"
    0.06

    3.
    SV COMMISSAIRE BENAMOU HOLDING FORGED NOTES.
    0.14

    4.
    CV FORGED NOTES
    0.19

    5.
    GV HOUSE WHERE GANG MADE NOTES
    0.21

    6.
    SV INT STEPS LEADING TO CELLAR
    0.25

    7.
    SV IN CELLAR SHOWING EQUIPMENT USED
    0.29

    8.
    SCU EQUIPMENT (5 SHOTS)
    0.44

    9.
    SCU TRAYS OF FORGED NOTES (2 SHOTS)
    0.50

    10.
    CV STILLS OF THREE MEN ARRESTED (3 SHOTS)
    0.59



    Initials IT/V/CR/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FRENCH POLICE, RAIDING A VILLA NEAR PARIS, HAVE FOUND A BIG HOARD OF FORGED NOTES TO A FACE VALUE EQUALLING GBP7,000. THEY ALSO RECOVERED GBP50,000 OF GENUINE GOVERNMENT BONDS -- BOUGHT, THEY CLAIMED, WITH THE REST OF THE FORGED MONEY.

    AFTER TRACKING DOWN THE SUSPECTED HIDEOUT, POLICE SEARCHED FOR FIVE HOURS TO FIND THE SECRET BUTTON WHICH OPENED THE DOOR TO A CELLAR CONTAINING THE PRINTING PRESS. AMONG THE EQUIPMENT USED BY THE GANG WAS A MACHINE THEY DEVISED FOR AGEING THE MONEY, MAKING IT LESS NOTICEABLE FOR PUTTING IN CIRCULATION.

    A POLISH REFUGEE ARCHITECT, SESLAV BOJARSKI, AGED 52. HAS NOW BEEN CHARGED WITH THE FORGERY. TWO OTHERS ARRESTED HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF BUYING GOVERNMENT BONDS WITH THE FORGED NOTES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57I13NP3XC7L021HBV6K5TSXC
    Media URN:
    VLVA57I13NP3XC7L021HBV6K5TSXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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