|Direct examination by Dwight Green:
I show you
Government's Exhibit 14A which purports to be a money transfer dated
1928, addressed to Mr. Al Capone, Palm Island, Miami Beach, Florida,
the sum of
$1500, signed Sam Guzik, 301 East 24th Street, telephone Calumet 4100,
you if you have seen that before?
Fotre: Yes, sir, I have.
Green: Do you
who wrote, “Mr. Al Capone, Palm Island"?
Fotre: I take it the sender wrote it.
Who was the sender?
I move to strike out “I take it,” unless he knows.
Do you know who sent that money transfer?
I do not.
sent the money?
Fotre: Yes, sir.
Fotre: I don't know.
the person whose name appears on there as sender send the money?
necessarily, Your Honor.
anything on that transfer to indicate where the money came from that
transmitted by wire? You did not send money that somebody did not give
No, sir, Your Honor, I did not.
mean when you say you do not know who the sender was? Is it that you
would not now
be able to identify the sender, is that it?
Fotre: Well, I could not say whether Sam
Guzik himself brought that in or not. That is what
I mean to
Sam Guzik? Do you know who he is?
Fotre: I do
not know; no, sir. I don't know him personally.
brought it in and sent it in his name, is that it?
Fotre: [No answer].
The jury, may retire. We will take a recess until tomorrow morning. You
think this over.
for Capone later stipulated that the
transfers were sent when and where the Government contended.]