- Episodes originally aired 1951-1953
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: July 7, 2009
- Originally Released: 1951
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, "Racket Squad" sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man. Running from 1951-1953, "Racket Squad" was one of the first series to portray the gritty reality of criminal investigation and was twice nominated for an Emmy award.
Beauty For Hire: Lured by the promise of a lucrative modeling career, a pretty young girl is bilked out of her life savings.
Heaven For Sale: A grieving father is victimized by charlatans who have him convinced that they can contact his dead daughter.
The Case Of The Expensive Tumble: Convinced that he has struck an old woman with his car, a high school student is blackmailed by con men who have staged the fake accident.
The Case Of The Spanish Prisoner: A greedy wife gives her inheritance away to swindlers when she is promised enormous returns on her investment.
Two episodes: 1) "Smoke Eater," 2) "Anyone Can be a Sucker."
Captian Braddock and the Bunko Squad investigates con men in four episodes of the vintage TV series