Alleged Bunco Steerer Disappears.
Coshocton Daily Times, (Coshocton, Ohio), December 29, 1908, Page 3.
South Bend.. Ind., Dec. 29.—Judge Van Fleet forfeited the $5.000 on which William Fleming was held to answer in the superior court on the charge of conspiracy, bunco steering and receiving stolen property. Fleming is accused of engineering a fake wrestling match by which W. J. Springborn of Cleveland. O., was (illegible) out of $10.000.
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BUNKOED IN FAKE BOUT. Cleveland Official Has Two Men Arrested After Losing $10,000, The Washington Post, April 8, 1908, page 8.
Politician Taken to Indiana. The Evening Telegram, Thursday, April 9, 1908, Page 3.
Fake Wrestling Promoter Held At South Bend. The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Sunday Morning, April 19, 1908, Page 20.
BIG SWINDLE TO BE AIRED. Wrestling Bunko Case Is to Be Called Monday, The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Thursday, December 24, 1908, Page 5.
BUNKO CHARGE TO BE AIRED. Trial of William Fleming for Swindling Cleveland Man Set For Today. The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Monday, April 12, 1909, Page 5.
SWINDLER IS SENTENCED Prison Doors Swing for Wm. Fleming, Bunko Man. The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Thursday, June 17, 1909, Page 5.
Fleming Case Affirmed. The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Tuesday, May 24, 1910, Page 1.
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