Business: Ledger B

Otto Van Derck was getting $15.50 per week as a clerk in Chicago's Amalgamated Trust & Savings Bank. A dark-haired, personable youth of 23 whose duties included handling the check entries in the A, B and C ledgers, he planned to marry on Thanksgiving Day. But last week Otto Van Derck spent what was to have been his wedding day in jail. He had confessed to aiding and abetting two of his B customers in a $54,000 swindle. His confession cracked in time's nick a dazzling plot to gut...

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