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ANOTHER ALLEGED CITY FRAUD.

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ANOTHER ALLEGED CITY FRAUD. At the Mansion House, London, Henri Herve, of 78. Fenchurch-street, and Nicole Clause, of 47, Leaden- hall-street, described as commission agents, have been charged before the Lord Mayor with obtaining large sums of money under false pretences from Alphonso Forcano, a gentleman holding an official ?osition in Paris. Mr. St.. John Wontner prosecuted, t appeared that the system adopted by tlie^hisoners was to put advertisements in foreign newspapers, and they inserted one in the Paris Figaro, offering a loan to a very large amount. The prosecutor applied to the advertisers in reference to a loan of 50,000 francs, and negotiations having ensued, the prosecutor received a request that promissory notes might be sent to him for the amount, when the money would be remitted. Having done so he received an inti- mation that there was something informal about the notes, and asking that the matter should stand over until the 15th of January. M. Forcano thought this strange, but allowed the matter to stand over as requested. That time having elapsed, and further time being required, he sent a friend to London to make in- quiries. the result being that on his (Forcano's) return, he came to London and obtained a warrant for the ap- prehension of the prisoners. In the possession of Clause were found, by the detective who apprehended him, five of the ten promissory notes sent by M. Forcano, and notes shewing that the other five had been negotiated. M. Forcano expressed a wish that the matter should be settled at once, as he wished to return to Paris but the Lord Mayor said it was for the credit not only of the commercial community of Paris, but of the financial world is general that the matter should be inquired into the prisoners must be remanded.

MR. W. E. FORSTER AT BRADFORD.

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