Conflict & Justice

Pickpockets Target London Games

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Three Romanian pickpockets in Barcelona teach Chris Rogers what to look out for. The man in white is "stealing" Rogers' wallet.(Photo: BBC)

The British police say they've received intelligence that organized gangs from South America and Eastern Europe are planning a crime blitz during the Summer Olympic Games.

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The BBC's Chris Rogers has gained unprecedented access to a Romanian gang claiming it will target Olympic tourists.

Gang members say they havethe skills to outsmart the police and their victims.