"If it's not too much trouble, then yeah, it would make things lots easier if you could arrange something."
Otherwise, 'waiting for WATCH to be distracted' could very well mean trying to sneak around and plant surveillance devices in the middle of an apocalypse.
"Umm.... For this 'references' part?"
He points out the part of the form in question. "What if most of my 'victims' don't know it was me?"
Problem with being a thief is, it's damn near impossible to take credit for any of your successful jobs.