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The World's Best Criminal - An Amazing Story

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by skagenweb, May 14, 2010.

  1. skagenweb

    skagenweb BANNED BANNED

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    This is an amazing TRUE story of the one of the world's best criminals who used high tech equipment to rob banks, stole precious jewels, and much more.

    Worth the read:

    http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/03/ff_masterthief_blanchard/
     
  2. Deviance

    Deviance Regular Member

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    Yet he still got caught.
     
  3. SuperBlackHat

    SuperBlackHat Power Member

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    Dudes an asshole.

    Not only did he do some of the most obvious and ridiculous things to get caught, in the end he wound up working with the enemy: the very banks he stole from, as if the banks don't deserve to get ripped off anyways as much as they rip off everyone else.

    He was a smart dumb guy. Shoulda quit while he was ahead by a few million. Didn't know when to leave black hat alone and go straight white hat. My respect for him only goes so far.
     
  4. Blueprint

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    I'd agree with Deviance - The worlds best criminal is the one that hasn't been caught! ;)
     
  5. HoNeYBiRD

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    the world's best criminals are white collars, they make laws and such thing, you know what i'm talkin about and they won't get caught ever, why? because they are also the leaders of whom hunting for them :)

    this guy is just a skilled thief, who got caught at the end
     
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  6. musabbb

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    wow i spent a good 30 minutes reading that, thoroughly enjoyed it actually. theirs a funny bit in their when it describes his story about changing from the bad guy to the good, and uses the metaphor "like a hacker who trades in his black hat for a white one" lol
     
  7. skagenweb

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    Even if he got caught, 2 years jail for all the money stolen and the lifestyle he lived certainly seems worth it