Excerpt from Why Crime Does Not Pay The publishers believe that a picture of life sketched by a master hand - somebody who stands in the world of crime as Edison does in his field or as Morgan and Rockefeller do in theirs - could t fail to be impressive and valuable and prove the oft repeated statement that crime does t pay. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.