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The Great Buenos Aires Bank Heist
« on: February 22, 2020, 02:22:39 PM »
They were an all-star crew. They cooked up the perfect plan. And when they pulled off the caper of the century, it made them more than a fortune—it made them folk heroes.



It was 12:38 in the afternoon on January 13, 2006, when the call went out to police: a bank robbery in progress. Moments later, cops were racing through San Isidro, a leafy, affluent suburb north of Buenos Aires. When officers arrived at the scene—a tan two-story branch of Banco Río, one of Argentina's largest financial institutions—they were pleased to discover that the thieves were still inside.

As officers established a perimeter, they watched as the bank's lone security guard ambled out the door, carrying his gun.

The robbers had emptied the weapon and placed its bullets in the guard's pocket before permitting him to leave. There were hostages inside, he reported, and 10 minutes later, another of them, a young, nervous man, was released. Shortly after that, a masked thief appeared at the door, clutching a woman.

https://www.gq.com/story/the-great-buenos-aires-bank-heist?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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Re: The Great Buenos Aires Bank Heist
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2020, 05:29:33 PM »
They were an all-star crew. They cooked up the perfect plan. And when they pulled off the caper of the century, it made them more than a fortune—it made them folk heroes.



It was 12:38 in the afternoon on January 13, 2006, when the call went out to police: a bank robbery in progress. Moments later, cops were racing through San Isidro, a leafy, affluent suburb north of Buenos Aires. When officers arrived at the scene—a tan two-story branch of Banco Río, one of Argentina's largest financial institutions—they were pleased to discover that the thieves were still inside.

As officers established a perimeter, they watched as the bank's lone security guard ambled out the door, carrying his gun.

The robbers had emptied the weapon and placed its bullets in the guard's pocket before permitting him to leave. There were hostages inside, he reported, and 10 minutes later, another of them, a young, nervous man, was released. Shortly after that, a masked thief appeared at the door, clutching a woman.

https://www.gq.com/story/the-great-buenos-aires-bank-heist?utm_source=pocket-newtab

One of the robbers had a wife who turned him in because he was cheating on her.  It is a good read.
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Re: The Great Buenos Aires Bank Heist
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2020, 05:33:36 PM »
They were an all-star crew. They cooked up the perfect plan. And when they pulled off the caper of the century, it made them more than a fortune—it made them folk heroes.



It was 12:38 in the afternoon on January 13, 2006, when the call went out to police: a bank robbery in progress. Moments later, cops were racing through San Isidro, a leafy, affluent suburb north of Buenos Aires. When officers arrived at the scene—a tan two-story branch of Banco Río, one of Argentina's largest financial institutions—they were pleased to discover that the thieves were still inside.

As officers established a perimeter, they watched as the bank's lone security guard ambled out the door, carrying his gun.

The robbers had emptied the weapon and placed its bullets in the guard's pocket before permitting him to leave. There were hostages inside, he reported, and 10 minutes later, another of them, a young, nervous man, was released. Shortly after that, a masked thief appeared at the door, clutching a woman.

https://www.gq.com/story/the-great-buenos-aires-bank-heist?utm_source=pocket-newtab

One of the robbers had a wife who turned him in because he was cheating on her.  It is a good read.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/feb/07/unabomber-ted-kaczynski-brother-david-kaczynski-every-last-tie-book

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I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world.
You don’t know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

 

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