Thursday, June 19, 2008

Sewers of Gold

The Times has an article about a gang of thieves in Rome who were caught trying to tunnel into a bank from the sewers.
When police made arrests yesterday the secret of the gang apparently emerged —- one of those in custody is Salvatore Oliva, the former head of the drains and sewage department for Naples city council.

His knowledge is alleged to have enabled the thieves to melt away into the underground labyrinth of dank, dripping and malodorous tunnels beneath the streets.

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