Miscellany: Villain Caught

MISCELLANY "TIME brings all things"

A fat man with pink cheeks and big ears cringed before nine women who snarled at him, at bay in a Bronx (New York City) police station last week. His name was Edward Koch and he had faked all nine out of jewelry or cash by merely telling them that he was a doctor come to their apartments to give them a physical examination. Like Mrs. Jean Sagerman (TIME, Oct. 24) all had submitted and been robbed while taking baths by his orders.

At the jail a Mrs. Anna Kessler rushed...

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