The Lufthansa heist: behind the six-million dollar cash haul that shook the world

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On December 11th, 1978, a daring armed robbery rocked Kennedy Airport, resulting in the largest unrecovered cash haul in world history, totaling six million dollars. The perpetrators were never apprehended and thirteen people connected to the crime were murdered in homicides that, like the crime itself, remain unsolved to this day. The burglary has fascinated the public for years, dominating headlines around the globe due to the story's unending ravel of mysteries that baffled the authorities. One of the organizers of the sensational burglary, Henry Hill, who passed away in 2012, in collaboration with Daniel Simone, has penned an unprecedented "tell-all" about the robbery with never-before-unveiled details, particulars only known to an insider.In 2013, this infamous criminal act again flared up in the national news when five reputed gangsters were charged in connection to the robbery. This latest twist lends the project an extraordinary sense of timing, and the legal proceedings of the newly arrested suspects will unfold over the next year, continuing to keep the Lufthansa topic in the news.
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subject_facet Deutsche Lufthansa (1953- ), Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies, Robbery -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies, TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime
title_display The Lufthansa heist : behind the six-million-dollar cash haul that shook the world
title_full The Lufthansa heist : behind the six-million dollar cash haul that shook the world [electronic resource] / Henry Hill and Daniel Simone, The Lufthansa heist : behind the six-million-dollar cash haul that shook the world / Henry Hill and Daniel Simone
title_short The Lufthansa heist :
title_sub behind the six-million dollar cash haul that shook the world
topic_facet Organized crime, Robbery