Get A Load of Those Tomatoes

Back in the day, the guys would stick up trucks containing electronic equipment, cigarettes, and toys for tots.  Nowadays, it’s tomatoes.  In today’s NYT Business section, there’s a great story about a gang that robbed a transport of Florida tomatoes.  Entrepreneurial, sensing the rise in costs due to the freeze that killed crops, they stole low and will sell high.

Here’s the link: nytimes.com/2011/04/15/business/15bandits.html?ref=business.

Sure, the recession is over: More jobs, more parties, more more.  But lurking amongst us: Tomato Thieves!

Fresh tomatoes on street market for sale Stock Photo - 3339873

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