DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Agents' Reward

How much did Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo pay Lawyer Morris Ernst and his associates for their report absolving Trujillo in the Galindez-Murphy murders (TIME, July 29, 1957)? The figure, as announced by the Justice Department: $562,855.39 in fees and expenses, one of the largest payoffs ever reported under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

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