"Sandy" Sandover is in many ways an ideal employee. A company accountant, he is fastidious in keeping his expenses low, always taking the train instead of flying to meetings and staying at the YMCA instead of a hotel. He's described as being probably the only senior employee who has never taken a personal trip at company expense. What no one realizes is that he has been embezzling money from the company so expertly that no one has ever noticed the missing $201,000, and the company books have passed all audits. He's hoping to run off with secretary Lita Krail, leaving behind his wife Beth, who happens to be a close personal friend of Perry Mason. When his embezzlement is nearly exposed by Krail trying to blame him for not depositing $45,000, he becomes irate. When Krail is found dead, Sandy admits to beating her with a large ashtray, but the autopsy suggests she was probably already dead when he did it as she was shot. When Beth Sandover fingerprints are found on the gun, she is ... Written by
18 October 1962 (USA)
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The embezzled $201,000 would be equivalent to $1,600,000 in 2016 after adjusting for inflation. See more
While Sandy is counting the money he embezzled, money starts to fall, supposedly from the briefcase on the overhead shelf, but when he stands to investigate, the money continues to float down from above his head. See more
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And so I hope you'll find these estimates satisfactory. I personally had them prepared by our very ablest man, Mister, uh, well, whoever it was.