BAL HARBOUR (CBSMiami) – A Bal Habour man said a high-class con artist duped a him out of thousands of dollars worth of property after he fell asleep.

Security footage from the man’s apartment building, released by Bal Harbour police, showed a woman carrying several items in her hands. The woman was holding so many things she decided to slip on a pair of size 11 Gucci loafers. Shoes that clearly didn’t belong to her

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The loafers were taken from a man who fell asleep in his apartment, according to police.

“You’d be surprised how often it occurs,” Bal Harbour Police Chief Mark Overton said.

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The man said he met the scammer at LIV nightclub on South Beach in early September and he brought her back to his apartment.

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“They basically brought the party home with them and the next day he wakes up and he’s been victimized,” Overton said.

The man told police he fell asleep sometime around 4 a.m. and authorities believe that is when she slipped out.

Besides the expensive footwear, the woman reportedly took a Rolex watch and 2,000 in cash. Detectives said the total amount stolen equals $16,000.

“Be careful who you bring home with you and how much access you give them to your house,” Overton advises.


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