Rude robbers pull off a serious wine heist using the Paris Catacombs
Pro-tip: If you are an exceedingly wealthy Parisian who boasts an impressive wine collect, do not make a wine cellar that shares a wall with the city’s monster underground graveyard.
According to the Associated Press, a group of really rude Parisian robbers violated into a local wine cellar by busting a hole through a wall in the Catacombs, a system of underground passageways containing the remains of millions of French people.
The thieves reportedly made off with what Paris police mention were between 250 and 300 bottles of wine, worth an estimated EUR2 50,000, or $300,000.
And, per The Guardian, police tell local media that they’re confident the perpetrators “must have made visits before, ” based on their successful ability to identify the exact spot they’d need to drill in order to reach the cellar.
…Which brings us to our next tip-off for rich, French wine collectors: Trust no one.