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Investigation Report - Alcohol Transport

In addition to shipments by sea, bootleggers sent and received shipments by rail. A typical operation in Cleveland would list bogus products and companies on a freight bill as the real product traveled from transporters to users.

This 12 May 1932 memo, maintained by the U.S. National Archives, reports on the investigation into such activities.  It concerns an investigation into extensive smuggling activities which originated in Cleveland and extended to Tacoma, Washington.

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Document online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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