I guess this gives new meaning to "hot chocolate"
5:59PM EST November 23. 2012 - In a real-life caper that could have starred Willy Wonka , Austrian police are seeking a thief who stole 18 tons of chocolate bars and melted into thin air.
Earlier this week, a truck driver loaded 33 pallets of milk chocolate at a factory in Bludenz for a delivery in the Czech Republic, Austrian public broadcaster ORF reports, according to the Associated Press . But the license plates and paperwork for the truck and driver were forged, was discovered when the real truck showed up later, the Austrian Independent says .
The paper says the truck was chartered from Chechnya .
"The fraudsters were very sophisticated," police said.
updated by @lane-wigley: 04/20/15 04:47:43PM