Brazilian Mugger Leaves Executives Barefoot(from jimwellssss2002 - 16 February 2004)
Mugger takes out a vendetta against executivesThis is a real story I saw buried in a Rio de Janeiro newspaper:
There is a mugger on the loose in that city who only "holds up" well-dressed businessmen, lawyers, bankers, etc. That`s not too surprsing. What IS surprising is that he takes their wallet, their shoes and their socks, and leaves them barefoot in their fancy suits and ties."Jorge Ramos, 46, investment banker for one of Rio`s largest banking firms, was accosted at gunpoint and forced to turn over his wallet. Then the mugger, a young man in overalls, demanded that Ramos take off and turn over his dress shoes and his socks as well. Ramos argued, but the mugger claimed that it was `time for businessmen to know what it feels to be humble`. Ramos gave up his expensive shoes and socks, and was left barefoot in his Armani suit....A Rio police chief stated that several well-dressed professionals had been the target of similar holdups in recent months.
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tony: Smart guy! Must have made a fortune holding up guys with fat wallets! And what does he do with the shoes?(25/11/2008)
Kirby: Stickin it to the man! RIGHT ON!(25/06/2008)
- suzie: what does this have to do with animals?(02/08/2005)