Conflict & Justice

Brazil's 'Gang of Blondes' Kidnap Shoppers, Max Out Credit Cards


Police photos of suspected kidnapping gang members, the 'Gang of Blondes'

A gang of fair-haired women are believed to be have been kidnapping female shoppers and maxing out their credit cards.

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The police say the gang is responsible for at least 50 kidnappings in Sao Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro since their crime spree began in 2008.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Gerardo Lissardy in Rio de Janeiro about the group known as the 'Gang of Blondes'.