The robbers who pounded Kim Kardashian West in her Paris hotel room on Monday expected acted as paparazzi to tail her before a crime, PEOPLE has learned.
The 35-year-old existence star was robbed during gunpoint early Monday during the No Address Hotel in Paris by masked group dressed as military officers. Multiple sources have given reliable to PEOPLE that authorities in France trust she might have been underneath notice in a days heading adult to a attack.
One confidence consultant tells PEOPLE that Kardashian West’s super open lifestyle might have done it easier for a would-be criminals to lane her locale but being noticed.
“She’s surrounded by paparazzi, any of whom could have given this information to others for a fee,” Christopher Hagon, a handling partner during Incident Management Group, a Florida-based general confidence consulting firm, tells PEOPLE.
He adds of a robbery: “It’s possibly an inside pursuit or she’s been underneath surveillance. we consider it’s a mix of [both]”
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The robbers tied a mom of dual adult and put her in a lavatory while they done off with dual cellphones and nearly $11 million value of jewelry, including a $4 million ring.
Hagon, a former confidence ensure for a stately family, says if a star is mostly surrounded by paparazzi and fans, “she needs a strong luminary or personal insurance devise that takes all into account.”
“She could have disrupted [her] slight … she could have said, ‘I’m going to this unit …’ Then she could have, during a final minute, left somewhere else,” a consultant tells PEOPLE.
“In other words, her slight becomes formidable to guard … so if anyone is surveilling [her], it creates it formidable for them to come adult with a organisation end about where she is going to be during any given time.”
Kardashian West flew out of Paris and behind to a U.S. on a private jet only hours after a robbery. And a source tighten to a family says a existence star left as shortly as she had answered all of a police’s questions.
“She only wanted to be with [her] father and kids,” a source tells PEOPLE. “French authorities have been contacting her by a family.
Hagon formerly told PEOPLE that Kardashian West contingency have a top-notch confidence devise to compare her open lifestyle. And a source tells PEOPLE that, following a incident, a star will have a “much heavier confidence team.”
“There will be a concentration on confidence crew who aren’t in normal clothing,” a source says. “There will be a lot some-more clandestine security.”
- With reporting by DAN WAKEFORD