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GREAT POSTAL ROBBERIES IN…

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GREAT POSTAL ROBBERIES IN SPAIN. Reports from Madrid state that the authorities there, in consequence of the frequent complaints of bankers, shopkeepers, and newspapers, had watched the post-office servants, particularly those employed In sorting letters on the arrival of the mails. Grave suspicions caused the police to arrest a postman on leaving the office off duty, and the letters found in his possession led him to make a complete confession of a system of robberies and frauds extending over seven months. Five thousand letters have been stolen. Their contents, mostly bills, bank notes, coupons, and lottery tickets, were disposed of by accomplices in Madrid, in the provinces, and even abroad. They so used tb3 contents the letters as to procure payment by forging acceptances; and often they answered letters themselves. The culprit seized had clothes made expressly to secrete plunder. Sixteen persons havo been arrested, including several connected with the post-office. The Government is determined to punish the offenders severely. Several hundred valuable letters directed to important Madrid firms have been found at the houses of the accomplices. Many arre ts have been ordered in various parts of the kingdom.

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