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Crime doesn't pay a US slogan particularly associated with the 1930s radio crime series The Shadow, in which it was spoken by The Shadow at the end of each broadcast, and with the cartoon detective Dick Tracy.

See also poverty is not a crime.

Subjects: Regional and National History.

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