Month: July 2012

Anderson Wise, “Numbers Racket”, 29 November 1948

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The police had been investigating a numbers racket for a month when Anderson Wise was arrested at the end of November, 1948, his pockets full of lottery slips and small change. He was released on $300 bail, which was confiscated in lieu of a fine when he failed to appear in court. Anderson worked in a locomotive crane plant and lived in a small house on Levine way, near the Moravia street rail yards, with […]