Simeon Tucker defrauded
The story of an aged Anaheim couple who are alleged to have been persuaded by real estate salesmen to exchange their life saving* of nearly $40.000, invested In Southern California Edtaon stock and building and loan associations, associations, for lots In the Montebello region, and who now have nothing and are dependent upon a "on, was revealed yesterday by Attorney Attorney Ouss Hagenstein. of Anaheim, Anaheim, when he filed a. suit in superior court asking judgment for recislon of the sale contracts and restoration of the money thus «pent. The aged and Infirm condition of the couple, Simeon Tucker, 82, and his wife, Anna, 88, i« cited In the complaint as being a condition condition taken advantage of by the real eatate salesmen. Defendants in the action are J. B. Ransom corporation, Security Trust and Saving* bank, W. H. Mercer, H. V. Bagwell, H. H. Townsend and others. It is recited In the complaint that Simeon Tucker was persuaded to purchase five lots for which he has paid to date, including interest, interest, $13.362. He also I* asserted to have paid $223.35 in taxes, which the complaint ask* be restored. restored. Mrs. Tucker was persuaded persuaded to buy nine lots, for which she ha» paid $23,722.23, it was set forth in the complaint. It is shown in the complaint that when the alleged falseness of the representation* was discovered discovered on January 16, 1930, notice of revisions was immediately made to the defendants and an offer was made to return everything that had been received from the defendants.