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11 Most Famous Bank Robberies

of the Most Famous Bank Robberies in American History AMERICA WATED SIASOF AM Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery, 1997 Charlotte, North Carolina STATES OF $17.3 million GODST TED SIATE5 OF White Eagle, 1983 West Hartford, Connecticut LIBERTY QUARTER 3. ARTER DOLLAR $7 million ETER DOLLAR STAT NITED Dunbar Armored United California Bank robbery, 1972 Laguna Niguel, Califormia robbery, 1997 Los Angeles, California $30 million $18.9 million e DOLLAR The Lufthansa heist, 1978 John F. Kennedy International Airport TED $5.87 million Bank of America robbery, 1998 New York $3 million Brink's robbery, 1981 New York $1.6 million The Great Brink's Robbery, 1950 Boston, Massachusetts 10 Security Pacific Bank, 1980 Norco, California $20,000 $2.7 million North Hollywood shootout, 1997 Los Angeles, Califomia $303,305 FBI Miami shootout, 1986 Migmi, Florida Both robbers were in the shootout bank Amount unknown *Rolh robbers were killed in the shootout O Prevention & Motion-sensing and high-resolution color security cameras Time-locked heavy vault doors Video cameras transmit a signal to a specific placo, on a limited set of monitors. Vaults are an integral part of the building within which they are built, using armored walls and a tightly fashioned door closed with a complex lock. Silent alarms Exploding dye packs A dye pack is a radio-controlled incendiary device used by some banks to preemptively foil a bank robbery by causing stolen cash to be permanently marked with red dyo shortly after a robbery. These types of alarms alert police to a robbery without making superfluous noise. Bait money Armed or unarmed security Bait bills are bills whose serial guards numbers are recorded by the bank oither by making a copy or by listing in a log book. Armed security personnel are often hired to protect sensitive sites like banks and other financial institutions to deter ilicit activity. RAVEL Information provided by AGENT Sources: Encyclopedia of Crime | | | |New York Times | Insurance TODOS LGS GELIND

11 Most Famous Bank Robberies

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In light of Ben Affleck’s recent movie release, The Town, which focuses on bank robbers in Boston, take a look at some of the most dangerous areas in America, through the lens of some of the most fa...


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