‘Rolex ripper’ befriended victims by chatting about Brazilian football

A ‘Rolex ripper’ targeted people for their designer watches by chatting to them about Brazilian football, a court heard. Mohamed Amoyos, 33, swiped four valuable timepieces totalling £65,000 between October 2023 and December 2023. Amoyos was due to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court but admitted four counts of robbery at the 11th hour. Margia Mostafa, prosecutor, said Amoyos’ modus operandi was to approach people in the street and say ‘I’ll show you the tackle from the Brazil v Argentina…

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