Racket Squad

  • 1951
  • TV Show
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San Francisco policeman John Braddock takes on con artists in this effective 1950s crime series, which based some stories on actual cases. The episodes explained how the scams were set up and included a warning to the audience: `It could happen to you.'

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Season 2, Episode 15 The Case of the Widow's Mite

A slick con man preys upon gullible widows with small inheritances. Reed Hadley.

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  • Premise: San Francisco policeman John Braddock takes on con artists in this effective 1950s crime series, which based some stories on actual cases. The episodes explained how the scams were set up and included a warning to the audience: `It could happen to you.' (more)

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