The $875,000 Parmesan Heist

via Thor, Flickr

via Thor, Flickr and Munchies

In what is most certainly a grim sign of food depravity, a clandestine group of criminals were recently arrested by Italian authorities for the heinous act of stealing roughly €785,000 (US $875,000) worth of the nation’s delicious, iconic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

The intrepid group of cheese thieves were arrested by police in Modena on Thursday for allegedly robbing the region of arguably its single greatest creation.

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