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Death Sentences for Speculating in Soviet Currency

September 20, 1929
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Abram Kleiner and Samuel Taitz were sentenced to death today on the charge of speculating in Soviet currency. The trial lasted several days. A number of others, including employees in the Latvian Consulate received jail terms as organizers of a band for smuggling Soviet valuables abroad and bringing money illegally into the country, affecting the value of the rouble.

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