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Robert Greenwood Tarran - Trial
... Tarran's conviction followed first a 44-day hearing before Hull's stipendiary magistrate, after which Tarran, who pleaded not guilty, was granted bail at £100, then a 32-day special Assizes hearing at Hull ... Tarran faced six charges making and publishing the company's 1942 balance sheet and of conspiring with Herbert Bland Southern (assistant to the general manager for contracts ... Tarran was acquitted of four charges (those relating to 1942, and the 1943 conspiracy charge), but convicted of the other two ...