By Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Douglas Costa Leal, the founder of the shoe shiners' "Mustard Gang" has been apprehended in Copacabana with six mustard packets in his underwear. Finally, your shoes are safe again from that smelly cheap mustard.

An action dreaded by all, the infamous mustard bomb: made by twisting the packets tightly and throwing them onto the sidewalk near people passing. All the shiner needs to say is "You have dirty shoes, I'll clean them for you," and just like that the money is in his pocket.

For Douglas Leal, it all went . . .

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