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Counterfeiters - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three 'ndianapolis men were...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three 'ndianapolis men were held today on federal charges of conspiracy o counterfeit $10 bills. Gene L. Alger, 53, and Curtis j. McClung, 39, who waived examination examination Wednesday, were held under $15,000 bond each. Thomas E. Billings, 35, who asked for examination, examination, was held under $10,000 or a hearing April 19. Kenneth B. Hale, head of the jidianapolis Secret Service office, said $8,000 in counterfeit $10 bills and six printing plates with im- >ressions for both $10 and $20 bills were seized in a raid on McClung's McClung's home, on the south side of Indianapolis. 3 Nabbed For Printing Bogus Money The press, used to print 'the bogus bills was not seized, but Hale said: "We know where it is. All we have to do is go out and pick it up." Hale said he could not determine determine how many counterfeit bills had been passed. He Isaid the bills seized Wednesday were identical to ones passed by three-Indianapolis three-Indianapolis men who were arrested last month in Cairo, HI., and St. Louis. Howard Adkins, 40, was arrested arrested in St. Louis March 11. Chester Mohler, 44, and Jack Carter, 33, were arrested in Cairo March 17. Hale said their arrests led to Wednesday's raid. 'Don Tabbert, U.S. district at- torney, said the men involved "were, cer t a i n 1 y experienced." The plates were described as "exceptionally "exceptionally good." McClung and Billings were arrested arrested at McClung's home, and Alger, a printer, was taken into custody at a printing shop nearby- nearby- Alger served a prison term for manslaughter for shooting a policeman policeman who tried to arrest him in 1926. He was 18 and a student at Butler University at the time. He served another term for a robbery robbery of a bank at Paris Crossing in 1929.' TRY A TRIBUNE WANT AD!

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  1. The Kokomo Tribune,
  2. 06 Apr 1961, Thu,
  3. Page 15

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