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What's the scam? // Trying to bilk the Scientologists

Title: What's the scam? // Trying to bilk the Scientologists
Date: Tuesday, 3 June 1986
Publisher: Boston Phoenix
Author: Jim Schuh
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Back on the morning of June 7, 1982, a man walked into the New York branch of the Middle East Bank on the 25th floor of a Madison Avenue office building and tried to deposit a $2 million check. The man, a native of the United Arab Emirates, left without completing the transaction. The check, written on an E.F. Hutton money-market account handled by the Bank of New England, was a forgery. Although attempted bank fraud of that ilk is not ... [Read the rest at]