Investigations: Frenkil and His Friends

Victor Frenkil has always enjoyed doing tricks with money. One of the Baltimore contractor's favorite stunts is to twist a dollar bill into the shape of a politician's last initial and present it to him as a gift. Frenkil's sleight of hand is not confined to parlor tricks. As contractor for the House of Representatives' underground garage, completed in 1967, he has been trying for the past four years to parlay an $11.8 million contract into a $16.8 million windfall. He has managed to enlist the aid of some powerful political assistants....

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