CRIME: Miss Minnie's Millions

Everyone who knew her had to admire plump, kindly Minnie Mangum of Norfolk, Va. Generous to a fault. Miss Minnie showered her friends with expensive presents and gave openhandedly to charity. What made Minnie's generosity all the more admirable was that since early girlhood she had worked hard to support her invalid mother and blind sister.

Minnie's virtue had not been without its rewards, however. At 52 she was assistant secretary-treasurer of the Norfolk Commonwealth Building and Loan Association, and according to an admiring interview in the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch more than two years ago, her $9,000 salary made her "the...

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