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Credit Card Scam #277612

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1981
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(Studio) Extent of last year's credit card sales in United States outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Latest credit card scam examined; details of New York City jewelers' scheme outlined. [Dist. Attorney Robert MORGENTHAU - explains process.] Similar schemes in California noted. [San Diego policeman Bill MICHEL - notes possibility of getting card names from trash.] Banks said bearing the loss. [sergeant Russell MELTZER - thinks banks might use different type of invoice.] Case in San Diego discussed; his use of famous animal trainer Joan Embery's name noted. [EMBERY -comments.] Suspects arrested so far said all Israeli nationals; indications of large crime ring being involved considered.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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