U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8046: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to violate the National Prohibition Act by selling "intoxicating liquors fit for beverage purposes." The men were charged in three counts: Count I describes several sales of bourbon, Scotch, and other alcohol to James Kominakis, including the delivery of a purchase to Omaha, Nebraska, and the maintainence of an office for this business in the Kansas City Life building; Count II charges that the defendants bottled distilled spirits, stamped them with counterfeit strip stamps, and then sold those falsely-stamped bottles to Jason Kominakis; Count III makes additional charges regarding bottling and counterfeiting strip stamps and the sale of falsely-stamped bottles.

Date: 
1928
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-8046-0001
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