FRAUD ON JEWELLERS
Miss R. Goldsmith, of Anderson Villa, Malden, Surrey, is in custody in London on three charges of an extraordinary nature. Firstly, she is said to have forged and uttered a bill of exchange for £650 secondly, to have received a bracelet and other jewellery, of the value of £3,370, well knowing the same to have been stolen; and, further, to have obtained by fraud from Messrs. Drayson and Son manufacturing jewellers, Brewer-street, London, jewellery worth £15,000. The bracelets valued at £3,370 were obtained by the brother of the prisoner from Messrs. Charman and Son, Beak-street, on his telling them he had a customer for their goods. Failing to either return the goods or cash up, Goldsmith was asked for whom he had obtained them, and he thereupon gave the name of Lady Pakenham. Messrs. Charman, however, were not satisfied, and Goldsmith gave acceptances for £9,600 to retain as security until he explained his extraordinary conduct. The promising youth, however, absconded, and he has not yet been apprehended. The discovery having been made that his sister, Miss Rebecca, had received the goods, she was apprehended, and she now lies in custody, pending further investigation of this remarkable affair.
Source: The Cambrian - 31st January 1873