Making a living through crime is most assuredly not as exciting in reality as it is on TV and in movies. On film, career criminals live a high life of international intrigue as they fence rare antiquities or cut a debonair image as an international cat burglar. In reality, career criminals are often stupid junkies with no education, work ethic, or morals. They prey on the weakest and most vulnerable, not out of cunning but out of cowardice and laziness.
23-year-old Brit Gregory McCalium probably thought he hit some sort of criminal jackpot when he broke into his elderly neighbors’ house as they slept. What he didn’t know was that one of his 71-year-old neighbors just so happened to be a championship boxer back in the day. Hilarity, as they say, ensued.