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IV
WHEN STALIN COUNTERFEITED
DOLLARS

a police probe brought out connections with the underworld. But the agent involved, a man well known to me, entered this hazardous undertaking in a mood of consecration to the service of the Soviet Union. Although he was not captured by the police, his life was as good as ruined in the cause.
My own first intimation of Stalin's counterfeiting operations came on January 23, 1930, while I was on a train from Vienna to Rome. Getting off at a wayside station to buy a paper, I noticed in the Berliner Tageblatt a sensational headline running across the top of an entire page, which read :
" WHO COUNTERFEITS THE DOLLARS?"
The story began as follows :
" The news of the circulation of counterfeit $ioo banknotes formed the topic of conversation to-day in banking circles and on the Stock Exchange. So far neither the counterfeiters nor their plant has been discovered. But recent investigations have established that Franz Fischer, of Neue Winterfeldstrasse 3, who undertook to pass the counterfeit notes in Berlin, returned 'from Russia in March 1929."
The name of Franz Fischer leaped at me from the page. "What the devil!" I said to myself. "This must be our affair." The rest of the account, in that paper and others I bought along the way, confirmed my worst fears. It appeared that a group of American promoters, dealing in Canadian mining shares, had acquired in the autumn of 1929 the private banking house of Sass & Martini, a firm founded in 1846. The promoters soon stepped out and turned the ownership over to a certain Herr Simons, and he in turn sold it to none other than Paul Roth, formerly Communist member of the Berlin Municipal Council. I knew

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