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Oil and Gas Lease Fraud Scheme #536326

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey) Ntnwide. Postal Service raid on companies selling phony chances to win oil and gas leases examined; films shown. [Company attorney Stephen PELLINO - notes implications of raid being conducted by postal inspectors.] [Undercover AGENT - describes companies' emphasis on employees' ability to lie.] [Deputy assistant Attorney General Stephen TROTT - explains "boiler room operators" objective.] Grand juries thought returning indictments in spring.
REPORTER: James Polk

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James
Duration:
00:01:30

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