Monday smile – Thieves go into their shells

Shells again this week… 😊

When three tonnes of oysters were stolen from French shellfish farmer Christophe Guinot, he found a solution: planting secret notes inside oyster shells to help police track down thieves.

Since Guinot put the method in place in 2016, he says there have been no new oyster thefts on his farm. “It has had a dissuasive effect,” said the 60-year-old, from Leucate in southern France. Continue reading