Monday, August 18, 2014

George Clooney, call your agent

Paris is burning with an idea for a flick. They've already got the treatment;
Armed gunmen ambushed a Saudi prince's convoy on the outskirts of Paris on Sunday evening, making off with a large amount of cash and some private documents in what police said looked like a raid by well-informed attackers.
....According to a police official about eight masked attackers with guns, driving in two BMW cars, forced one of the cars in the convoy to stop near the Porte de la Chapelle exit junction on the northern edge of the capital at around 2100 (1900 GMT).
Looks like the gunmen have been watching the movies;
The stolen car and one of the attackers' cars were later found burnt in a Parisian suburb.
We have a technical consultant lined up;
Rocco Contento, a representative of police union SGP, said the speed and efficiency of the attack suggested "a very organised, and especially well informed, commando group, who had information and accomplices".
Contento said it was rare, but not unprecedented, for criminals motivated by financial gain to target dignitaries in this way. "As far as I am concerned, it looks very much like it could be commandos from eastern Europe, who we know about, who are often paid to do dirty work," he said.
"Is it a financially motivated crime, for money? Is it ordered by another person to get hold of sensitive documents? we don't know at this stage of the investigation."
But we see Matt Damon and Brad Pitt....

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