Business & Finance: Technical Guilt

When the wire-bound corpse of one Dominic Tarro was fished out of the Sangamon River near Springfield, Ill., last year, Corn Products Refining Co. was interested. For the next day Dominic Tarro was to have appeared in court to be tried for conspiracy to violate the Prohibition Amendment. And great Corn Products Refining Co. was to have been a codefendant. having been charged with selling corn sugar to Dominic Tarro for illicit purposes.

Last week the Government settled its case against Corn Products. The company admitted "technical guilt," was fined $5,000. Thereupon many a...

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