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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 November

WSLS-TV Reporter Glenn Howell Interviews Captain of Detectives George Kenneth Ford of the Roanoke City Police Department

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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WSLS-TV reporter Glenn Howell talks to Detective George Kenneth Ford about the case of the watch swindler. Detective Ford is investigating a group of fraudsters purporting to sell luxury brand watches at low prices to unsuspecting shoppers in shopping malls around Roanoke, Va. According to Ford, victims of this crime are reluctant to admit it and do not report the malfeasance right away.
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