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On December 11, 1907, a Federal judge sentenced ten persons to prison for conspiring to defraud the federal government in a Lincoln County bankruptcy case.

Learn more:
"Defendants Are Charged With List Of Crimes" (Adkins Bankruptcy Case)
"Believes That Witnesses Have Been Intimidated" (Adkins Bankruptcy Case)
"Margaret Adkins Tells Different Tales In Court" (Adkins Bankruptcy Case)
"Nine Guilty, One Innocent, Verdict in Adkins Case" (Adkins Bankruptcy Case)
"Judge Sentences 10 Conspirators" (Adkins Bankruptcy Case)


On This Day in West Virginia History: December