TAXES: Shocking, Disgusting

Said retiring Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr.: the case was one of the most "shocking, revolting and disgusting" experiences of his twelve years in the Treasury. It concerned a New York restaurant chain operator suspected of evading income taxes on his wartime profits. Legally bound to secrecy, Secretary Morgenthau named no names.

Last week, Manhattan's tabloid Daily News supplied the name for him: dark, dapper Henry Lustig, millionaire operator of the plushy, well-stocked, high-priced Longchamps chain (twelve restaurants in New York). Said the News: Treasury agents are investigating Lustig for alleged income-tax...

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