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dollars in one-dollar bills. Occasionally these notes would carry the stamp of the Soviet State Bank. The risk of exposure in exchanging this genuine currency was bad enough. And now, Moscow proposed to furnish us with counterfeit money! It was as good as a death sentence to all our work. Tairov was shaken by my arguments and gave ground.
" Perhaps you're right," he conceded, "as far as Europe is concerned. But you must understand, this business was organized primarily with an eye on China. Over there we're floating millions of these dollars, and we need them there."
This stumped me, for I knew nothing about conditions in China, and we dropped the matter until our next meeting, which took place at Ostia, the new seaport near Rome. There I again, and more successfully, tried to convince him that we should put an end to the whole business. The Sass & Martini case was then beginning to re-echo from every corner of the globe.
The Bankers' Association of Berlin had issued a public warning against spurious United States banknotes of $100 denomination bearing an oval portrait of Benjamin Franklin. It described several minute discrepancies in the counterfeit money to facilitate its detection.
The Berlin police announced that "these ($100) bills are so cleverly forged that no foreign bank has ever detected them," and broadcast its belief that "millions of dollars of this false money are in circulation in America and Europe."
On January 23, a bulletin from Geneva announced : "American Treasury officials have warned the Federal Police Department at Berne that $100 false notes are circulating in Switzerland. These notes are very clever forgeries."
The next day word came from Berlin: "About

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