Foreign News: Crown v. Barber

In Chicago last week Illinois lawyers representing the British Crown produced a royal warrant for the arrest of John ("Jake the Barber") Factor, alleged swindler of some $5,000,000 from numerous Britons including Edward of Wales (TIME, May 25).

Mr. Factor was in Court to hear the royal warrant read, to sneer at 250 pages of depositions made by swindled Britons at Guildhall and forwarded from London.

"I pulled a fast one on the British public," Swindler Factor said to reporters, "Other Britishers do the same, but I...

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