Police smash doughnut crime ringGreek police have broken up a violent doughnut crime ring after three alleged crooks were using violence to corner the market in the products.
The officials went on an undercover operation to break a ring of alleged crooks - who are thought to be two Bulgarian men and a former Greek wrestling champion - who were using violence to corner the
market for the calorific treats in a resort on Paliouri beach in the Halkidiki peninsula near Thessaloniki.
Police revealed an undercover officer posed as a doughnut seller and was attacked by the trio, who have since been charged with blackmail and fraud.
They also received food safety violations after it was discovered the threesome left their food products in an abandoned hotel used as a toilet by bathers.