Nos. 4106-4111.

36 F.2d 855 (1929)

UNITED STATES v. WILLS and five other cases.

Circuit Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

November 19, 1929.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John M. Henry and B. B. McGinnis, both of Pittsburgh, Pa., for appellants.

John D. Meyer, U. S. Atty., and Jos. A. Richardson and Ralph H. Smith, Asst. U. S. Attys., all of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Before BUFFINGTON, WOOLLEY, and DAVIS, Circuit Judges.

WOOLLEY, Circuit Judge.

The government suspected that the National Prohibition Act was being violated in the City of Pittsburgh. It instituted an investigation which revealed not only numberless violations of the act but (with varying certainty) combinations or conspiracies to violate the act entered into by politicians, police officers, wholesale bootleggers and petty retail dealers on an elaborate scale, indeed more elaborate than that of the conspiracy in Wyatt...

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