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Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist
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Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist

Nov 17th 2020, 8:04 AM 18,484 Views 7 Comments

Items stolen included a sword whose hilt is encrusted with nine large and 770 smaller diamonds.

Dresden jewel heist: Police release CCTV footage of thieves smashing display cabinet with axe
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Dresden jewel heist: Police release CCTV footage of thieves smashing display cabinet with axe

Nov 26th 2019, 4:36 PM 15,062 Views 11 Comments

The thieves broke into the Dresden Green Vault museum in the early hours of Monday.

A Picasso painting among seven stolen in 'theft of the century' may have been recovered
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A Picasso painting among seven stolen in 'theft of the century' may have been recovered

Nov 18th 2018, 5:02 PM 20,941 Views 7 Comments

Seven masterpieces were stolen during the 2012 raid on the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam.

Suspected mastermind on trial over France's 'heist of the century' more than 40 years later
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Suspected mastermind on trial over France's 'heist of the century' more than 40 years later

Feb 12th 2018, 8:18 PM 15,068 Views 14 Comments

In 2010, a career criminal wrote a book in which he portrayed himself as the heist’s mastermind. Now, he’s standing trial.

French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist
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French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist

Jan 11th 2018, 11:02 AM 9,595 Views 7 Comments

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.

Victoria's Secret could learn a thing or two from this ad for tights using fruit
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Victoria's Secret could learn a thing or two from this ad for tights using fruit

Dec 5th 2017, 9:00 PM 7,876 Views 2 Comments

Because bodywear is for *every* body

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005
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Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

Jan 21st 2017, 2:12 PM 14,893 Views 6 Comments

Most of the stolen diamonds have never been accounted for in what is known as one of the world’s biggest ever heists.

Seven men arrested in massive police raid over £200 million jewel heist
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Seven men arrested in massive police raid over £200 million jewel heist

May 19th 2015, 2:10 PM 13,544 Views 16 Comments

Police also admitted that they should have attended the robbery.

Here's how thieves stole £200 million in gold, jewels and diamonds
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Here's how thieves stole £200 million in gold, jewels and diamonds

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:07 PM 22,355 Views 35 Comments

The Met Police has released details of the Hatton Garden robbery.

Police scour 'chaotic scene' of massive London jewellery heist
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Police scour 'chaotic scene' of massive London jewellery heist

Apr 9th 2015, 3:43 PM 10,351 Views 22 Comments

Thieves climbed down a lift shaft to get into the vault at the weekend.

Thieves 'abseiled down lift shaft' to pull off a massive jewellery heist in London
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Thieves 'abseiled down lift shaft' to pull off a massive jewellery heist in London

Apr 8th 2015, 6:27 PM 19,322 Views 15 Comments

Heavy cutting equipment was then used to get into the vault and open up to 70 safety deposit boxes.

Thieves rob hundreds of thousands from London safe deposit vault
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Thieves rob hundreds of thousands from London safe deposit vault

Apr 7th 2015, 10:48 PM 15,946 Views 28 Comments

The thieves managed to disarm the building’s sophisticated alarm system.

Armed men escape with €9m of jewels in French motorway heist
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Armed men escape with €9m of jewels in French motorway heist

Mar 11th 2015, 11:05 AM 8,417 Views 15 Comments

Police are now searching for the perpetrators.

Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren't sure where it's from
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Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren't sure where it's from

Jun 19th 2014, 1:08 PM 11,262 Views 17 Comments

Own a hotel or stately home? It may be yours.

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million...but get caught
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Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million...but get caught

Apr 24th 2014, 7:06 PM 24,529 Views 28 Comments

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy
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Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:08 AM 8,854 Views 8 Comments

The works are by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard.

Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it
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Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it

Mar 20th 2014, 10:05 AM 44,223 Views 76 Comments

Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.

Great Train Robbery's Ronnie Biggs dies, aged 84
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Great Train Robbery's Ronnie Biggs dies, aged 84

Dec 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,843 Views 59 Comments

Biggs had suffered a series of strokes in recent years.

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library
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Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

Nov 21st 2013, 4:33 PM 14,476 Views 31 Comments

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990
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FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990

Mar 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,910 Views 11 Comments

The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

Couple go to rob a bank... and take the kids along
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Couple go to rob a bank... and take the kids along

Mar 14th 2013, 12:05 PM 10,840 Views 4 Comments

The youngsters waited in the back seat of the car.

Dutch police arrest Romanian woman over art heist
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Dutch police arrest Romanian woman over art heist

Mar 4th 2013, 8:33 PM 7,593 Views 6 Comments

The works stolen include Picasso’s “Tete d’Arlequin”, Monet’s “Waterloo Bridge” and Lucian Freud’s “Woman with Eyes Closed” – experts put the paintings’ value at between €100 and €200 million.

7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie
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7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie

Feb 20th 2013, 1:20 PM 14,197 Views 23 Comments

Officials in Brussels have said the sophisticated robbery will go down as one of the biggest in history.

Robbery at Greece's Ancient Olympia museum
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Robbery at Greece's Ancient Olympia museum

Feb 17th 2012, 11:39 AM 1,630 Views 1 Comment

It was the second major museum heist in the past two months.

Man convicted for £40m London jewellery heist
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Man convicted for £40m London jewellery heist

Mar 4th 2011, 2:26 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

The diamond jewellery stolen in the raid, however, has yet to be recovered.