Posts tagged "pickpockets"

Britain Recruits Former Pickpockets To Become “Putpockets”

If you’ve ever been to London or seen the movie “Oliver,” you know that London has a booming pickpocket population. But if you’re hanging around Trafalgar Square or Covent Garden this month, you might witness “putpockets” slipping cash into your pocket or purse! A broadband provider is funding an initiative where 20 former pickpockets sli…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 25, 2009