This gentleman gained a bank's trust with chocolate and then absconded with $28 million in diamonds

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Seems like a great return on investment to me.

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If he had a security pass then shouldn’t they have a decent photo of the guy’s face instead of a police sketch that makes him look like a comic book villain?

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One would think so. On the other hand, the throughline to this story is one of cartoonish incompetence by the bank and police.

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At least they got some decent chocolate.

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Did the police sketch artist work from a picture of James Earl Jones?

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Purely, as sketches go, that one looks pretty good. This one doesn’t. And the one below it is also a problem, but for a different reason:

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Seen furiously taking notes…

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She’s got movie and book deals now. No need to grift if you can turn your grift into celebrity

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You call that a diamond heist in Antwerp? This is a diamond heist in Antwerp.

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