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Woman federally charged in bathroom purse-snatching scheme
Woman federally charged in bathroom purse-snatching scheme

The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider? As she gathered a bunch, authorities said, someone reached over the stall's door and took cash and credit cards from the purse she had hung there. It wasn't until she stopped at other stores that she realized her cards were missing. She would later find that the thieves had bought thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise with the cards. Authorities say the theft was one of dozens perpetrated by Ida Mae Snipe and a crew that is believed to have been...

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