CRIME: Sucker's Game

Anthony Milli's interest was roused the minute he laid eyes on the young fellow. Mr. Milli is a subway cop, sensitive to subway manners, and there was something about the way the young man sauntered into a Brooklyn subway station that looked suspicious. Milli hid in a nearby booth and watched him.

The young man dropped a coin in the turnstile, walked out on to the platform. But instead of boarding a train, he stood there and watched while three other people came through the turnstile after him. Then he looked hastily around,...

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