City Manager Talks Cambridge Emergency Shelter, Discourages Street Closures in Council Meeting
On Leave Due to COVID-19 Concerns, Forty-Three Harvard Dining Workers Risk Going Without Pay
Harvard Prohibits Non-Essential University Travel Until May 31, International Travel Cancelled Until August 31
Ivy League Will Not Allow Athletes to Compete as Grad Students Despite Shortened Spring Season
‘There’s No Playbook’: Massachusetts Political Campaigns Navigate a New Coronavirus Reality
Two warrants were issued by the Cambridge police yesterday charging a former Rutgers student with swindling Clyde N. Wilson '44.
The forger allegedly stole the Freshman's Bursar's and Coop cards and, using these as identification, cashed checks and charged clothes at the Coop to the extent of $245.
Wilson met the forger just before Christmas vacation at a party. They became such good friends that the man spent a recent week with him here in Cambridge. But a few days after the swindler left here, the Coop discovered the forgery and questioned Wilson.
It was revealed that the checks had been drawn against a non-existent account in a New York bank, Wilson's endorsement being forged. The checks were then cashed at the Coop using the Yardling's card as a credential.
Want to keep up with breaking news? Subscribe to our email newsletter.