Fugitives: A Fistful of Collars

A Fistful of Collars

"Congratulations! You are the winner of a weekend retreat in the Bahamas. Enclosed please find your champagne-flight boarding pass." So began an apparent promotional letter from Puno Aero Tours to some 200 seemingly lucky Floridians. On the appointed day, the letter continued, the winners would be picked up for a ride to the airport in limousines. They were indeed picked up -- by federal marshals masquerading as chauffeurs. The would-be vacationers, handcuffed within moments after climbing into the cars, were all fugitives, wanted on charges ranging from embezzlement and grand theft to rape. Puno Aero Tours was a front for a...

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