The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

$50-M diamonds stolen at Brussels airport | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star |

Embarrassed airport officials were left to explain how thieves could so smoothly get in, stage a robbery and make a clean getaway. Diamond industry officials who pride themselves on the security of their trade were equally mortified.

Airport spokesman Jan Van Der Cruijsse could not explain how the area could be so vulnerable. “We abide by the most stringent rules,” he said, noting the same apply to other European airports.


Like a movie. --ts

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