Rolex

Death of a Rolex theft victim

Death of a Rolex theft victim

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We received another long email last Friday from a thief we know in Naples, Italy. Between his flowery prose on the trials and tribulation…

Officer DC, Bob Arno, and a Rolex thief

Revelations of a Rolex Thief

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“You remember that famous movie, the one shot in Naples?” shouted Officer DC. “In this restaurant they filmed that movie. The whole world knows…

Watch-stealing thief demonstrates

Watch-stealing

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Wristwatches are a classic subject of seizure. The problem is not widespread, but concentrated largely in specific locales. Naples, Italy, is only one of…

How to steal a Rolex off a driver’s wrist

How to steal a Rolex off a driver’s wrist

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When we interviewed Luciano in Naples, Italy, our translator, a Napolitano, explained how Rolexes are stolen off the wrists of drivers in the summer….

Scooter-riding bandits

Scooter-riding bandits

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Stung by a Wasp: Scooter-Riding Bandits Buzz Bob and Bambi I didn’t think it could happen to me. There was no forewarning. One moment…

How to steal a Rolex, Part 5 of 5

How to steal a Rolex, Part 5 of 5

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Naples, Italy— After lunch, Mario must leave us and we four are left to stumble through the dangerous quarter accompanied only by pidgin. Officer…

How to steal a Rolex, Part 4 of 5

How to steal a Rolex, Part 4 of 5

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Naples, Italy—Mario is not only intelligently fluent in English and Italian–he is interested in the conversation. He excavates the essence when Officer DC expounds…

How to steal a Rolex, Part 3 of 5

How to steal a Rolex, Part 3 of 5

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Naples, Italy— For most of this day, we’ve been accompanied by Mario, a friend and fabulous translator. Born in Italy, educated in Australia, now…

How to steal a Rolex, Part 2 of 5

How to steal a Rolex, Part 2 of 5

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Naples, Italy— We’re introduced to AS, tattooed and be-dogged, in front of his female family members. Women of several generations sit in plastic chairs…