The Presidential Daily Brief


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    The Stolen Shirt, the Fan and the Fake Journalist

    He still might get away with it. It seemed the perfect crime when Mexican tabloid editor Martín Mauricio Ortega sauntered out of the Patriots locker room following the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, allegedly carrying a $500,000 souvenir. And it would have been, except months earlier he’d shown off another coveted No. 12 shirt — also purloined — to a Seattle collector. Tracking down Tom Brady’s most recent stolen jersey involved an international investigation that located the remarkable collection and returned the jerseys — leaving Ortega jobless, but as yet unprosecuted.

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