NJ police say James Bond Gang burglars may be back

April 25, 2011 3:13:41 PM PDT
Bergen County authorities say the burglary ring known as the James Bond Gang appears to be back.

They say there have been 40 burglaries in New York and New Jersey since 2009 that fit the group's pattern - most of them in the last six months.

The break-in artists are known to stalk wealthy neighborhoods, sometimes in rented luxury cars. They ransack homes for cash and jewelry and leave in two minutes - sometimes with $50,000 to $100,000 in proceeds.

Three alleged members were arrested in Somerset County last week.

Detectives tell The Record newspaper they are trying to determine whether the recent break-ins are the work of the notorious James Bond Gang that terrorized northern New Jersey and New York 20 years ago - or copycats.

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