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Britain's biggest gem heist

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by cpaaddict, Aug 11, 2009.

  1. cpaaddict

    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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  2. sonneti

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    Almost definitely an insurance scam, 40 mil isn't bad for a days work though :)
     
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    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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    damn right. wasnt even a day either lol. probably a hour max. once they change vehicles a number of times and so on..
     
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    good luck trying to move it with the attention it got
     
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    yeh i thought that. but if its done to order, (ie the criminal underworld). then they more likely will be crushed, diamonds could be sold seperately. but if they were oppotunists. then yeh they will have a hard time shifting this lol

    where would you even start haha?
     
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    madinaz BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    True but you'd think 40 million legit would be worth less than 8-10 mill on the street so after the spit would it even be worth the risk...
     
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    Damnit man, haven't you seen any movies, you need to get a buyer before you pull off such a stunt. But seriously, stealing gems is a pretty stupid thing to do. Oh look, I've got a 4 pound shiny diamond that's pretty much worthless except it's very shiny.
     
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    And you can sell it for a lot. You forgot that part I think.
     
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    yeh i remember this one. hoping to win a shootout with the police. wtf? lol
     
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    That last N. Hollywood caper was inspired by the movie Heat with Robert Deniro/Al Pacino. One of my fave movies of all time. It takes some serious balls or a hell of a lot of stupidity.
     
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    Whoever did this has a huge pair of stones (pun intended). Even if it was an inside job, for the insurance money (very likely) ... still... $65 million dollar heist....sooooooo many people are going to be looking for them. Would be pretty much impossible to live a somewhat normal life after that. At a minimum you would need a full identity change and massive plastic surgery.
     
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    Yh....Takes balls to come through with this. Just the guns alone would have sent them behind bars for time. Those guys were more than just serious.

    I bet they're down south sipping sex on the beach and banging young british girls on some remote island in Greece. If the white guy was smart he would have wore a wig + fake beard. Although fortunately for them the pictures aren't super high quality and it may just be a big difficult to distinguish them if black man grows dreads + beard and white guy just shave his head lol
     
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    I imagine Guy Ritchie now has a template for a new movie. He just has to add a handful last minute twists and or revelations.
     
  15. catchme

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    The biggest heists in the history of the world, took place in England.
     
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    *due to error*
     
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    well these are the copycats ..
    the place first got turned over in 2003 (and then it was the biggest gem heist)
    i think
     
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    Apparently they had fake latex faces

    http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK...Style_Prosthetic_Latex_Face_Masks_In_Robbery_
     
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    Dan, You are not getting any ideas!! Are you?

    Well, if you are, then good. PM me for a JV.