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Twisting Twitter Towards Crime
Right when the Flash Mob gets passé, enter the Flash Rob:
A message goes out over Twitter and suddenly hordes of young people appear in a store and start stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise. Then, as quickly as they came, they disappear.
The article provides a race angle, or have these Flash Robs merely “become a way to feel powerful”?
Or are people doing the math and realizing that with numbers on their side, free thrills and merchandise are too good to ignore?