Sterling Heights, MI, 'Mad Hatters': Female Pickpocket Ring Allegedly Steals $500,000

If you're at the mall in Sterling Heights, Mich., don't assume that sweet, old lady in a hat just returned from the royal wedding. She might be there to rob you. Police in the tony Detroit suburb say an all-female criminal ring, made up of middle-aged and elderly women, are running a sophisticated con in which they allegedly pick the pockets of unsuspecting shoppers and use the stolen credit cards elsewhere. "It's pretty unusual," said Lt. Luke Riley, spokesman for the Sterling Heights Police...Full Story
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