A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.
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 The Chief (181 episodes, 1950-1955)
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

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11 September 1950 (USA)  »

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Federal Men  »

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This TV crime series was aired from 1951-55 in the time slot before the ever popular Dragnet (1951) on NBC's Thursday night lineup. See more »

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Referenced in The James Dean Story (1957) See more »

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Not a bad show.
17 October 2004 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I recently bought a DVD with 3 full length episodes of television detective series on it and this program was one of the three programs. The other two were "Dick Tracy" and "Mark Saber".

This is a very enjoyable program, and very action packed for a 30 minute one. From what I understand about this program is that it is based on actual cases from the files of the US Treasury Department. The episode I saw was called "Case of the Shot in the Dark" with a very young Charles Bronson. This episode dealt with heroin smuggling and was a good one.

I had never heard of this series before and to think that I only got this for $1.00 at a store that sells everything for $1.00.

Too bad that they don't put the complete series out on DVD, as I would love to purchase more of these old 1950's shows.


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