Sport Grafters in Two Hundred Thousand
Originally Published in The Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada), Tuesday, October 28, 1913, Page 5.
CHICAGO, Oct. 27 – The bond of William Demetral, the Greek wrestler arrested Saturday on a charge of conspiracy, was fixed at $8000 today in the criminal court.
Demetral is charged by William A Schmidt, a photographer, with defrauding him of $4000 by means of a fake wrestling match in Toldeo, Ohio September 1. Assistant States attorney Murphy said that a syndicate of fake sporting event swindlers with headquarters in Chicago had made $200,000 by fraud recently.
Webmasters: Please feel free to put a link to this page on your Web site. However, please do not cut and paste this article and put it on your site.
Copyright © 2007 Wrestling Perspective. All Rights Reserved.
Wrestling Perspective, WrestlingPerspective.com, The Online Companion To Wrestling Perspective, and The Phantom of the Ring are trademarks. In Perspective, A Different Perspective, WP, Perspective/Counter Perspective, The Thinking Fan's Newsletter, and For The Discriminating Wrestling Fan are servicemarks of Wrestling Perspective.
Wrestling Perspective • PO Box 8310 • Utica, NY 13505