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Does Crime Pay?

DOES CRIME PAY? THE GREATEST HEISTS ON RECORD 7'0" 7'0" 6'0" 6'0" 5'0" 5'0" 4'0" 4'0" 3'0" 3'0" SEPTEMBER 13, 1997 Dunbar The biggest cash robbery in United States history took place at the Dunbar Armored facility in Los Angeles, California. The gang of thieves almost got away with the crime until one of the members gave away money still wrapped with the facility's original cash straps. Dunbar Armored's Regional Safety Inspector turned gang leader, Allen Pace, A TOTAL TAKE OF was sentenced to 24 years in prison. 2$ $ $18.9 M DID CRIME PAY? X FEBRUARY 22, 2006 The largest cash robbery in Great Britain history took SECURITAS place at the Securitas depot after the depot manager and his family were kidnapped by the looters. OVER $105 M Six of the thieves were sentenced to prison with sentences ranging from DID CRIME PAY? X 20 years to life. MARCH 18, 1990 ISABELLA SEWART GARDNER MUSEUM Two thieves stole thirteen works of art by many famous painters, including Rembrandt, Degas and Vermeer, from the Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. The art thieves were never SEEKING INFORMATION caught and the paintings were never recovered. A$5 million dollar reward is available to anyone $5 MILLION REWARD THE PAINTINGS WERE who can provide information VALUED AT ABOUT on their whereabouts. $300 M DID CRIME PAY? AUGUST 21, 1911 The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum LOUVRE in France by the patriotic Italian, Vicenzo Peruggia. It is believed that he took Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece in order to sell the priceless painting back to its original home of Italy. Peruggia was sentenced to one year and fifteen days in prison. KING FRANCISI OF FRANCE BOUGHT THE PAINTING FOR 4,000 ÉCUS (ABOUT $20,000 DOLLARS). TODAY, IT WOULD BE WORTH OVER DID CRIME PAY? X $720 M MARCH, 2003 mäljell sisaldil CENTRAL BANK OF IRAQ The largest bank robbery in history took place at the Central Bank of Iraq and was committed by ex-dictator, Saddam Hussein. Hussein was convicted of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Interim Government and hanged. NEARLY $1 BILLION DID CRIME PAY? X WERE TAKEN FROM THE BANK IN BOXES OF $100 DOLLAR BILLS. THE PRICE OF CRIME LONGEST JAIL SENTENCE Mae Chamoy Thipyaso and seven accomplices were sentenced to 141,078 years in prison for creating a multimillion dollar pyramid scheme in Thailand 141,078 LONGEST TIME IN PRISON Convicted murderer, Paul Geidel, was imprisoned from 1911 to 1980 for a total of 68 years, 245 days 1911-1980 SOURCES

Does Crime Pay?

shared by tastyplacement on May 13
From bank robberies to art thieves, 5 of the world's most expensive robberies... Did crime pay for it?


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