Blockbuster: DSK may be freed Friday as the rape case against him collapses
The NYT reports prosecutors found the chambermaid was involved with drug dealers, possible extortion. previously
Even the cheesiest novelist wouldn't dare write this one:
Greece's most notorious criminal, kidnapper Vassilis Paleokostas
, breaks out of a maximum security prison by grabbing onto a rope ladder dangling from an accomplice's hijacked helicopter, as guards open fire and a woman shoots back from the chopper. This happens as he's being transported to a hearing to face charges related to breaking out of jail in 2006 by grabbing onto a rope ladder being dangled from a helicopter hijacked by his brother, bank robber Nikos Paleokostas
, hailed by some poor Greeks as a modern day Robin Hood. There are already half a dozen Facebook fan clubs. Sadly dull video of the departing chopper here
. The pilot, found tied up, and four prison guards have been arrested
Scariest mug shot ever.
So says the Smoking Gun. And hell, they should know.