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Maurice E. Sobol was not like the mensch pictured above, a grocer who promised to abide by the prices adjusted by the Federal Office of Price Administration (OPA) - and like it. No, Mr. Sobol was looking out for Numero Uno, wandered off the reservation and raised his chicken prices. He also coerced his accountant to cook the books in order to hide the profits. But the long arm of Johnny Law got wise to them.

More about home front meat rationing can be read here

- from Amazon:
Life on the Home Front: Stories of those who worked, waited, and worried during World War II


Price Gougers Sent to Jail' (PM Tabloid, 1945)

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