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IV
WHEN STALIN COUNTERFEITED
DOLLARS

while a refugee in Finland in 1921 . She was one of the best we had.
Alfred won his point, and took Lydia with him to the United States. She remained about three years, but when the Gordon Switz espionage case broke in Paris at the end of 1932, Lydia was arrested there, tried, and given a five-year prison sentence. Alfred's wife Maria, then stationed in Finland as our military intelligence agent, was also caught, and is now serving a ten-year sentence as a Soviet spy in a Finnish prison.
Despite all his ineptness, Alfred himself never got into trouble with the police. However, the collapse of the counterfeiting enterprise was a set-back to his career. The fact that he had employed well-known Communists, like Franz Fischer and Paul Roth, was one of the gravest aspects of his failure, as it was bound to compromise the Communist parties of Western Europe.
It took me several weeks to liquidate the affair and have the outstanding counterfeit currency shipped back to Moscow. In May 1930, Alfred, too, went back home, and Fischer had by that time arrived safely in Soviet Russia. By mid June the storm seemed to have blown over, although $ 100 notes continued to appear now and then in the Balkans. About June 20, I returned to Moscow to report to General Berzin.
Tairov was also in Moscow, and was present at our conference. General Berzin expressed in an embrace his gratitude to me for jumping into the breach caused by the collapse of the Sass & Martini Bank. In the course of our conversation I offered some frank criticisms of the whole enterprise.
" Counterfeiting is no business for a powerful state to go into," I said. "It puts us on a par with some small underground sect without resources."
Berzin explained again that the plan had been

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