Don’t be fooled into thinking that every thief is an opportunist who takes his chance to commit a crime when one presents itself. A significant proportion of professional criminals go to great lengths to plan their heists in every last detail and they can take months, or even years to perfect those plans before the act is carried through.
Could you imagine your Average-Joe burglar hiding out in a museum after the doors have closed? Would they have the patience to undertake extensive key copying before they carry out their crime?
Some of the biggest thefts in history have been truly audacious and it’s no exaggeration to say that the planning behind them has been nothing short of brilliant. It takes the mind of a genius to go into such detail along with unbelievable daring and to underline that theory, here are some of the most innovative heists of all time.
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