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Computer Bank Thefts #262098

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 14, 1979
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(Studio) Report on California computer operator's attempt to swindle bank.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Arrest of Stanley Mark Rifkin on chgs. of computer theft of funds from Security Pacific National Bank recalled. FBI confiscation at time of arrest of money and Russian diamonds Rifkin allegedly bought with part of stolen funds noted. [RIFKIN - is glad to be out.] His release on bail, scheduled trial,and arrest on Tuesday night on chgs. of planning to rob Union Bank reported Delay in 1st case said granted by court [Rifkin attorney Robert TALCOTT - comments on Rifkin's mental stability.] Involvement in Rifkin affair of Patricia Ferguson noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater Artist: Bill Robles

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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