Airport robbery was fraud
An American tourist who was shot in the foot when he intervened in an apparent robbery at Brussels Airport last year was the victim of a set-up, it has emerged. Jesse Urban stepped in when two men snatched the handbag of an elderly woman travelling with her companion to Brazil. The woman later told police she was taking €200,000 in cash to her brother. But, according to the Brussels prosecutor, the woman and the two “thieves” hatched the plot in order to keep the money. The investigation continues.