Warning: Cigarette Smoking May Result in a Free Rolex
In retrospect,his mistake was clearly failing to ask the man to return the watch before walkingout of the shop completely unsupervised and unattended. However, when neither thecustomer nor the Rolex returned, I'm sure the shopkeeper was able to appreciatethe fact that he had just learned a very important lesson.Read "Thiefin Italy Snags Rolex Thanks to Smoking Ban"Read "RolexWatches Can Help You Elude Capture" .During tonight's installment of International Rolex Thievery, we learn of a manin Milan who took advantage of Italy's new non-smoking laws to make off with a$37,000 Rolex. After browsing the merchandise long enough to dispel any suspicion,the man told the shopkeeper he was ready to make a purchase, but wouldn't you knowit, he only had foreign currency on him. At that very moment, he began to casuallylight a cigarette at which point he was told that due to the new Italian anti-smokinglaws, he must enjoy his tobacco outside. The shopkeeper, in the meantime, wouldtelephone the bank and pursue the matter of the foreign currency.