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Commitment in Criminal Case No. 12392: United States vs. Frank Balestrere, defendant. The document reports that Giarameta entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to serve one year and one day in the United States Industrial Reformatory at Chillicothe, Ohio. Giarameta was delivered to the jailer on December 27, 1932.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13682: United States vs. E. D. Shannabarger, Irene Brennan, Nancy Bodenhammer, Nancy Constable, Everett Pippin, Bessie D. Adams, Charles H. Kaiser, and James McNamara, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 22nd Precinct of the 12th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13767: United States vs. Louis Depasco, Zula Brennar, Florence Klaasen, Mayme Hogerty, and Rose Brown, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 3rd Precinct of the 12th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

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Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 13770: United States vs. John P. Lynch, Lillie Current, Jack Cole, Edna Green, Esther Halbert, and Evelyn Parker, defendants. Cole and Lynch entered pleas of nolo contendere in count two, the United States having dismissed count one, and were sentenced to jail for eight months, suspended for two years probation, and a fine of $1,000. Current entered a plea of nolo contendere in count two, the United States having dismissed count one, and was sentenced to jail for thirty days, suspended for two years probation, and a fine of $100.

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Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 13951: United States vs. William H. Schultz, Mary Gossey, Algo Davis, Beverly Bledsoe, Virgil Lee Gibbs, and Anita C. Davis, defendants. Schultz entered a plea of nolo contendere and was sentenced to three months in jail, suspended for two years probation and a fine of $200. Gossey, Bledsoe, Gibbs, and Davis entered pleas of nolo contendere in count two, the United States having dismissed count one, and were fined $100.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14578: United States vs. Charles V. Carollo, defendant. Carollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, and was charged with "wilfully ... attempting to evade and defeat a large part of the income tax upon his net income" for 1937 and 1938. The untaxed income at issue is alleged to be "lug and protection money from gambling establishments."

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Sentencing in Criminal Case No. 14652: United States vs. Matthew S. Murray, defendant. Judge Albert L. Reeves notes that Murray was a successful man of good reputation, who permitted himself "to be drawn into an atmosphere and an environment of low standards" and "forsook the people it was his duty to faithfully serve." He sentences Murray to two years in a penitentiary "of the type of that at Leavenworth, Kansas" in each of the five counts, but orders that the sentences all run concurrently for a total of two years' imprisonment.

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Indictment for Criminal Case No. 6472: United States vs. Arthur L. Curran and Manning Wilcox, defendants. The defendants were serving as Federal Prohibition Agents in Kansas City, Missouri, and are charged with conspiring to conduct raids on individuals suspected of violating the Prohibition Act and then extort those individuals for cash payments to avoid arrest and receive protection from future interference in their distillation, possession, or sale of alcohol. The case was dismissed by order of District Judge Albert L. Reeves in November 1927.

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Indictment for Criminal Case No. 7742: United States vs. Joe Berbiglia, defendants. Berbiglia is charged in four counts with violating the National Prohibition Act: in Count I, with possessing unregistered distillery equipment; in Count II, with operating a distillery; in Count III, with making, possessing, and fermenting approximately twelve hundred gallons of mash, "a quantity ... fit for distillation"; and in Count IV, using a still "for the distillation and manufacturer of alcoholic spirits in a dwelling house" at 1734 East Missouri Avenue.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8389: United States vs. Joe DiGiovanni, defendant. The defendant was charged with, in Count I, possession of unregistered distilling equipment "; in Count II, operating a distillery, at 516 East 5th Street in Kansas City, "with the intent to defraud the United States of America of the tax on the spirits"; and in Count III, possessing and fermenting "a quantity of mash fit for distillation ... to wit, 2000 gallons," outside of a registered distillery."

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8460: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, defendant. DeMayo was charged with receiving and possessing a knowingly-stolen Liberty Bond worth $5000 "with intent to convert the same to his own use and gain and to deprive the owner of the use thereof."

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Praecipe for witnesses before the Grand Jury in Criminal Case No. 6469: United States vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, Isaac E. Martin, Benno Grauenbaum, Harvey Storms, Manning Wilcox, defendants. The document lists individuals to whom the court will issue a subpoena to appear in court on November 17, 1924, to testify in the case. The document lists names and addresses of witnesses, including individuals who were alleged victims of extortion by the defendants.

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