CRIME: Chaperau's Way

Albert Nathaniel Chaperau (né Shapiro) was a poor boy, and had to make his own way in the world. His way led him from Poland to Philadelphia, Manhattan, London, Paris, Brussels, Australia, Hollywood. It frequently brought him into contact with police and prison keepers, and last week it led him into U. S. District Judge William Bondy's Manhattan courtroom. There three indictments were read to blond, buttery Albert Chaperau. Having heard himself charged with conspiracy, smuggling, faking a passport and fraudulently claiming U. S. citizenship, imperturbed Mr. Chaperau observed: "My past is...

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