Foreign News: Sugar Swindle

A grave and dignified little man is M. Léon Pollier, Chairman of La Société Franciase de Sucrerie. Only a short while ago he was Professor of Economic Law at the University of Lille.

He was one of the few men who completely understood the highly complex method of transferring Reparations "in kind" from Germany to the Allies. Last week Parisian gendarmes clapped M. Pollier into jail. People' said he had used his unusual knowledge to cheat the French Government out of some 80,000,000 francs worth of German sugar paid as Reparations in kind.

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