The Pollock Diamond Robbery


PULP NONFICTION

A reading from the pioneers of true crime.

From the Archives of the Pinkertons by Cleveland Moffett

This episode begins with a daring train robbery and tells the story of how one of America’s most famed detectives, the esteemed William Pinkerton, solves a string of seemingly unrelated robberies while tracking the lone bandit down.

Three free meals! Tell 'em I sent you...
Three free meals! Tell ’em I sent you…

The exciting tale is told by Cleveland Moffett, a New York journalist who wrote mystery stories on the side and in 1905 syndicated a series of articles about the exploits of the Pinkerton Detectives that was published in newspapers across the country.

Musical direction by Dave Sams

Clips:

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