Armed robbers yesterday made off with "at least" £70m (€80m, $102m) in jewels after storming the prestigious Harry Winston store near Paris's Champs-Elysee and relieving the shop of pretty well all its stock. According to the BBC, roughly 10 customers and 15 staff were in the premises late yesterday afternoon when the four …
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Sorry Les, but how can something be "almost exactly"?
It's either one or the other...
I have to blame my dad for this one - being a pedant.
Where's the PH angle?
Title sez it all
A late entry into the prestigious "Subheadlines of the Year" contest.
What, blaggers disguised as women., and no one notices? Hang on this is France.
Paris, well it had to be
And is this bling really worth 70 million quid to most people or is it just a case of them putting a silly price tag to keep away the "unworthy".
Drag queens holding up stores in France...
Somebody call Jean Reno!!
I got excited...
...when I misread the title as "armed Robots". I am now disappointed. Bah Humbug.
They knew the staff by name, and where the rest was stored?
An inside job, or indeed, an insurance job
"Knew the staff by name"
Easy...just go into the shop a few times over the weeks and look at the name badges of the staff! Doesn't have to be an inside job.
But did they steal the famed....
Where is the IT angle?
I mean they didn't even cut an alarm wire by the sound of it so no electronics were involved whatsoever.
Is it that quiet on the IT front?
C'mon El Reg, you're slipping.
Isn't a Return of The Machines story now long overdue.
...Someone is still making moeny in this economic climate.
Pirates, as they too beat the markets now days.
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