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Arizona Land Fraud Investigation #238732

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1975
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(Studio) Thousands of Americans bought land in Arizona worth much less than was paid. $ multimillion fraud under investigation, but now there's startling new development - gangland-style murder.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phoenix, Arizona) Edward Lazare found dead with 5 bullet wounds; Lazare scheduled to appear yesterday before grand jury investigating sales of virtually worthless land. Lazare's testimony was to have focused on Lazare's 1-time associate Ned Warren Senior [Arizona attorney general Bruce BABBITT - refuses to publicly speculate on murder of Lazare.] [Land speculator James CORNWALL - says Warren told him he had ability to pick up telephone and have people maimed or killed.] Cornwall may testify against Warren; under constant police surveillance.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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