As reports of thefts from purses in San Francisco mount, victims are coming forward with stories about their run-ins with a dapper-dressed crook nicknamed the Bluetooth Bandit.
Last week, police sought the public’s help in catching a man seen wearing a Bluetooth earpiece and a slick suit who has a knack for snagging credit and debit cards from purses. Read More
The Bluetooth Bandit is broadening his reception area, police say.
The slick-dressed crook who wears a Bluetooth earpiece during heists has continued targeting the purses of patrons at San Francisco coffee shops, restaurants, bars and even on Muni.
Police are now revealing that he’s got a team of at least a half-dozen accomplices helping him charge credit and debit cards, netting tens of thousands of dollars in loot. Read More