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A nice addition to Arthur Delaney’s story (“The Sticky Fingers of the Law,” 7/22) would have been an answer to why people would be cruising around D.C. with thousands of dollars in their pockets.

Sure, it’s none of my business, but the story made the victims sound sketchy—and that was probably not the intended effect. Did the photographer work part-time as a bartender or waiter? Was the other guy a manager going to make a deposit at the bank? Details can make an exposé piece a lot more interesting.

Arlington, Va.