1. "James Bond Gang" members indicted

    By Brett McAleer on 2003-06-04

    A news report from

    Three members of the reputed “James Bond Gang” of burglars were indicted Thursday for breaking into dozens of homes in upscale neighborhoods in New Jersey and New York.

    The defendants are suspected of being part of the gang whose nickname derives from the unusual high-tech steps members took to evade arrest, including modifying a BMW with secret compartments to conceal loot and an oil-jet system to deter pursuers by spreading an oil slick on the road.

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