Tuesday, May 13, 2008

A Counterfeiter Arrested

New York, 1895

A gang of counterfeiters swooped down upon College Point Sunday afternoon and made an attempt to flood the place with counterfeit coins. One of the gang, Stanislaus Brijinski, who claims to have his residence in Hitchcock park, Flushing, was arrested while in the act of passing counterfeit money in the saloon of John Dorn. Brijinski had three accomplices, all of whom escaped.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, Jan. 25, 1895, p. 1.

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