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This is the game of the name
Franz Lidz
September 19, 1983
Bunko artist Arthur Lee Trotter likes to pose as sports stars in his scams
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September 19, 1983

This Is The Game Of The Name

Bunko artist Arthur Lee Trotter likes to pose as sports stars in his scams

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And how about that shin surgery?

"They were supposed to take eight inches out of just the one leg," he says earnestly, "but it looked stupid having one side of me 6'11" and the other 6'3". So they sawed off part of my left shin to make my legs even.

"It's a sham, a whitewash, a frame-up," he shouts with curious glee. "I'm being persecuted because Natchitoches is a Jim Crow, KKK town." It's sure not an Arthur Lee Trotter, a.k.e. town.

He says it'll all be clear when his lawyer arrives.

Who's that?

"Melvin Belli," he says.

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