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Looters Stole Cash, Credit Cards, and Jewelry from Flight MH17 Crash Victims
The Wire ^ | 18 Jul 14 | Polly Mosendz

Posted on 07/20/2014 12:39:09 AM PDT by elhombrelibre

The crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which went down yesterday afternoon after being shot with a missile, is now being looted. This is not only causing issues for the investigation, but also for the families of the victims on board, who will now not be able to recover the lost property of the 298 dead passengers and crew.

After the crash, investigators were unable to get to the site quickly and rope it off to preserve evidence. This allowed armed separatists and locals to essentially raid the scene. Suitcases were removed from the wreckage and pillaged. The coldhearted looters stole a variety of personal possessions, but left behind some apparent undesirables: a Minnie Mouse lunchbox, a Winnie the Pooh stuffed animal, family photographs, and intact passports.

As for what they took, wallets and credit cards were a favorite. A photojournalist at the scene said, "There isn't a single cellphone, wallet with money or camera to be found in any handbag or on the bodies. It's like they all mysteriously disappeared overnight."

(Excerpt) Read more at thewire.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Russia
KEYWORDS: looting; mh17
Another story Putin's proxies are exposed again for what they truly are.
1 posted on 07/20/2014 12:39:09 AM PDT by elhombrelibre
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To: elhombrelibre
Sick chit!
2 posted on 07/20/2014 12:41:17 AM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: poobear

Ghoulish.


3 posted on 07/20/2014 12:41:56 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: elhombrelibre

Yeah, war zones are like that. Look what ISIS and Hamas and the Palestinians are up to.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 12:43:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I couldn’t agree more. ISIS and Hamas are much like Putin’s proxies in their nihilism and disregard for the norms of civilized behavior.


5 posted on 07/20/2014 12:46:40 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: elhombrelibre
Bruce Rodger, an aviation expert who spoke with The Wire, warned that this inference will greatly hinder efforts to understand what happened.

Huh? This isn't MH370. This is MH17, an easy case!

6 posted on 07/20/2014 12:51:17 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: elhombrelibre

There is a special place in hell for these people.


7 posted on 07/20/2014 3:06:18 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: elhombrelibre

Scumbags are everywhere.


8 posted on 07/20/2014 3:26:55 AM PDT by shove_it (My real nickname is Otter)
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To: elhombrelibre
What do you expect from scum?
This is Putins BOYS. . . . Doing Satan's' work while our ZERO Fiddles like NERO.
Oh, he will find time for a $$$$ EXPENSIVE $$$ Vacation and fund raiser.
9 posted on 07/20/2014 3:38:26 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO Worst ever and still falling. Even Juan Williams now is turning on the scum. Is Combs next?)
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To: elhombrelibre

what did people expect to happen?

if you don’t like Ukraine,
don’t go there


10 posted on 07/20/2014 3:40:02 AM PDT by RockyTx
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To: RockyTx

if you don’t like Ukraine,
don’t go there

I’m not sure these folks had a choice.

They were invited by missile but Ukraine wasn’t on their list of places to stop.


11 posted on 07/20/2014 4:00:56 AM PDT by wita
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To: RockyTx

You do realize they were on a plane and that they were not going to Ukraine, right?


12 posted on 07/20/2014 4:06:02 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: elhombrelibre

The desecration of a crash site and more importantly, the desecration of the victims is beyond pathetic. These are the Russian allies in the Ukraine and they are making Russia and Putin look very, very bad. Hopefully this will be the end of it when it comes to Russia’s ambition of annexing the eastern part of the Ukraine and with such an international outcry, the ability of Russia in continuing to support these ghouls and their autonomous goals is problematic at best for Putin.

Putin’s best move at this point would be to ask for an international observer force for the area, controlled by the United Nations and overseen and commanded by a neutral country. Continuing support for these creatures who desecrate the dead is not much of an option.


13 posted on 07/20/2014 4:28:48 AM PDT by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: elhombrelibre

A Cargo Cult with SAMs


14 posted on 07/20/2014 4:32:43 AM PDT by ninonitti
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To: jerod

I agree. It probably would help, too, for a neutral country to advance the idea. Obviously, Putin’s proxies are among the most abject of the misfits available to him. They’ve thoroughly discredited themselves in the eyes of all who can see.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 4:32:50 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: elhombrelibre

This is what the gibsmedat army voters do to the taxpayer in the USA, except here they use DC politicians as the middleman


16 posted on 07/20/2014 4:34:20 AM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA STYLE)
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To: elhombrelibre

When the Red Army overran Germany they stole everything that wasn’t nailed down, then got a crowbar and pried it loose. War correspondent A. J. Liebling described the Soviet Army as a horde more than a proper Army. Every German woman between 14 and 80 in areas controlled by the Russians was raped repeatedly. Suicide was virtually unknown in Germany previous to the Soviet invasion, especially among young women. After the Soviets overran eastern Germany, there reports of tens of thousands of suicides by young women.


17 posted on 07/20/2014 4:52:36 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

The rape and pillaging is Darwinian survival of the fittest and is old as humanity.

The cross breeding of the slav and cossacks into the German gene pool has produced a current population that is docile and unwarlike. The fit have prevailed.


18 posted on 07/20/2014 5:03:20 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: bert

I was watching a History Channel documentary about the fall of Berlin, filmed in Britain in the 1970’s. One male survivor recounted that two Russian soldiers burst into his apartment and demanded, “Frauen, Frauen!”. Thinking quickly, he showed them to an adjacent apartment, which contained the remains of two recently deceased German woman, killed in the fighting, one in her 30’s the other in her 80’s. The Cossacks looked at the corpses, blessed themselves, and departed without further comment.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 5:13:39 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: elhombrelibre

I’m hoping these souls who many will not rest come back and to the people who stole off of them. A nice haunting will do them all some good.


20 posted on 07/20/2014 5:27:19 AM PDT by angcat
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To: elhombrelibre
Looters Stole Cash, Credit Cards, and Jewelry from Flight MH17 Crash Victims

For what's it's worth, and it's hideous at best, many of the people in this area are living a day to day SHTF scenario.

Yes, the looting is hideous. Their day to day life is hideous. This crash to us is a horrendous tragedy. To them, it is a treasure trove of salvage that fell from the sky.

I'm simply stating that our sentiments towards this nightmare would probably be the same over there under normal circumstances, but in a war torn regime, this is probably a luxury they don't care to engage in.

A militia member in black pants ran toward us, yelling that we should stop using our cell phones.

“I will shoot, I have nothing to lose,” he said.

WHAT THE HELL WAS THIS PLANE FLYING OVER A WAR ZONE FOR?!?!?

21 posted on 07/20/2014 6:44:05 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Rome2000

Yeh —

The gibsmedat army of voters vote themselves loot, while the gibsmedat army of looters shoot their loot out of the sky.


22 posted on 07/20/2014 8:14:26 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: elhombrelibre

Terrorism works. Putin has more in common with Vlad the Impaler than just the name.

The end justifies the means. A long and firm belief of the communists, who adopted it obviously from the muslims.

300 or so dead is nothing to a people who either participated in or suffered in the extermination of millions of their own countrymen.


23 posted on 07/20/2014 8:21:24 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Caipirabob
WHAT THE HELL WAS THIS PLANE FLYING OVER A WAR ZONE FOR?!?!?

Wrong question:

Why is Russia giving SAMs to drunken rebels in a war zone under an international flight path thus endangering all the flights overhead???

24 posted on 07/20/2014 8:22:38 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Sadly, in this case, Russia fears no one. Putin looks at obama and laughs his tail off.

Meanwhile, obama did promise "flexibility". There it is. Russia could arm terrorists in our own nation, would obama bother to do anything? Perhaps issue an executive order to deprive citizens of access to firearms (oh, he did that this week.) Has obama even decided if this is a tragedy yet? Maybe it's time for another one of his "apology tours".

/rant off *sigh*

Sorry, it makes my head spin, the times we live in...

25 posted on 07/20/2014 1:15:28 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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