Politician Taken to Indiana.
Originally Published in The Evening Telegram, Thursday, April 9, 1908, Page 3.
South Bend, Ind., April 9 —J. W. Fleming, a Cleveland real estate dealer and politician, who is implicated in the charges made by W. J. Springborn of that city that Fleming and J. E. Foster engineered a swindle by which he lost $10,000 on a fake wrestling match here, was brought from Cleveland and will be arraigned Saturday. Foster was released Wednesday night under $5,000 bond. Springborn is expected here from Cleveland Saturday to testify.
BUNKOED IN FAKE BOUT. Cleveland Official Has Two Men Arrested After Losing $10,000, The Washington Post, April 8, 1908, page 8.
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.
Alleged Bunco Steerer Disappears. Coshocton Daily Times, (Coshocton, Ohio), December 29, 1908, Page 3.
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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