The Case of the Missing Underpants: How a $2 Million Underwear Heist Revealed a Strange Unknown World

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Maria Jimenez owned one of the most successful undergarment stores in Miami, but after a movie-style heist, she lost everything. By stealing millions of dollars worth of underwear, Miami-Dade police uncovered something wildly unexpected.

Faja Fallout

Last year at the Premier International Group Warehouse in Florida’s West Kendell, thousands of undergarments went missing from stores known as “Fajas y Mas.” According to CEO Maria Luisa Jimenez, the company took a massive hit.

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Stolen Booty

In total, the missing merchandise cost the company $2 million–almost 95% of their product gone without a trace. There were 34,000 pairs of expensive fajas missing from the warehouse. But where did they go and who on earth would want them?

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