Business & Finance: Racket

If you wanted to organize a good "racket," with department stores as your particular victims, you might work it out this way: Send Miss T — to New York or Chicago or Philadelphia, $300 in her pocketbook. Tell her to pick the name of some reputable citizen from the telephone book, then start an account in her name at a local bank, using the good check as a first deposit. This done, she could go shopping. For each article she buys, she gives a check, double the purchase price, asking for the...

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