The perfect pilferage. The stickup of the century. The heist of all history.
Call it what you want, every true thief dreams of that one flawless, in-and-out, set-for-life job. And on January 17, 1950, for one night in Boston, it all came together.
Months of meticulous planning. Perfectly made custom keys. Ingenious outfits. This robbery had it all.
In episode four of our heists season, we’ll tell the story of the Great Brinks Robbery of 1950. Who was involved? How did they pull off the near-perfect theft? And what happened afterwards?