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The Grey Pound

by | 15th, November 2004

‘IT’S hard to make ends meet in retirement these days – and crime is at least an equal opportunities employer.

So it is with little surprise that news reaches us that police in Austria have recently arrested a gang of drug dealing pensioners – just days after their colleagues in Germany nailed a gang of OAP bank robbers.

The Vienna police caught the four senior citizens, all aged between 55 and 70, after a tip-off from a fellow drug dealer who told how they had been supplying local prostitutes with cocaine.

”They would go on ‘day trips’ to Belgium by car to get the cocaine,” a policeman said. “Then they sold it off themselves.”’

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