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Old 9th June 2010, 21:05   #16
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Inspired by Fast and Furious I guess or may be Transporter, take the package in a fast car and deliver it , take the cash and disappear. Am thinking of changing my profession now emm The last two pics look like they were taken in a Ferrari showroom.
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Old 9th June 2010, 21:16   #17
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??? If he is a known dealer or trafficker who is being prosecuted, then all his assets have been seized. In short these cars now belong to the cops, and are considered evidence...So I guess it pays to be a cop, since they can now go on joyrides, and no one will really care...

I think we need to stop lauding this guy just because he has a few nice cars. He is still a drug dealer!
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Almost all the pics look like fakes / general pics from a showroom. Fat chance the pictures have any credibility, the story might of course.
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Did some research on this bloke. He was nicknamed Don-Car-Leone! He DID have a fleet of exotics worth 6mil. He was an active member on the exclusive Ferrari Forum and his code name was 'Icemanbops'. The first part, iceman refers to a cocaine dealer. Bops because he also went by the name Michael BOPran. He was too well informed about Ferrari's up-coming releases. Apart from this he was also a member of PISTONHEADS and BENZWORLD forums. I guess the Interpol pulled a fast one on him. All good things come to an end after all!

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Old 9th June 2010, 23:25   #20
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^^ Is one of them lurking around here on this forum ?! Lol, just kidding.
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Old 9th June 2010, 23:39   #21
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The bottom line is this, no matter how many cars you own, you can only drive one at a time.
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^^ Yeah but you can take a different one everyday of the week. Thats cool enough.
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If I had cars like these, I'd drive them only once a week. Rest of the time would be spent staring at them.
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What does"his property was exempted" mean ???? LOL
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Last year in September Alexander Surin, a thief in law, was detained on suspicion of drug traffic. His property was exempted in all Europe. It turned out that he had a huge collection of supercars such as Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce Phantom and many others. All his collection is priced at approximately 6 million US dollars. Interestingly enough that the cars were located in various parts of Europe and in many of them some cash was hidden - all in all - in amount of 1,1 million USD. Not bad!
Total list of his supercars:
Bugatti Veyron (x2): $1 680 000 ($3 360 000)
Enzo Ferrari (x2): $613 000 ($1 226 000)
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé: $491 000
Rolls-Royce Phantom: $421 500
Ferrari 599 GTB: $318 000
Ferrari California: $220 000
Porsche 911 GT3: $125 000
give me a new career idea

good taste though in cars this thief had.

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If I had cars like these, I'd drive them only once a week. Rest of the time would be spent staring at them.
-ditto-

Is there anyone who also has pics of the houses (read palaces) he owns?!or his private jets?
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Amazing! I always thought these kind of things were only in the movies. Great taste I must say. But I doubt if he owns the Enzos. The Ferrari flagship was sold only to people known to the factory.

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All of you, please stop glorifying him. After all, he's a thief!
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Sigh... La Dolce Vita

This is just the unfortunate one who is caught. Who knows how many more are lurking with all the mansions, cars, jets, boats, women & cash.

Oh i am so reaping the rewards of a clear conscience hahaha
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Huh! Just $11 million! Thats what our officers make when they are serving the people. Sad state of affairs I tell ya. Nice collection by the way. Atleast he hasnt had them stacked in a swiss bank.



Still, he has some taste for sure. And two enzos are quite unbelievable but then he seems to be quite a 'successful' drug dealer (atleast until he was caught) and other cars are not such a surprise for me.

He may rest in jail for the rest of his life, but he did managed to drive and own the best cars around even though he bought them from his dirty money.


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