A trial involving the entire administration of the local Jewish Credit Society, serving Jewish artisans, was opened yesterday in Kiev. The president of the society. Moses Epshtein, formerly a prominent industrialist; his assistant, Sedinski, and Jacob Beker, secretary of the Society, are on trial.
The charge brought against them is that they systematically injured the Soviet credit policy by aiding borrowers to escape payment of taxes.
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