According to the FBI, there were nearly 4,000 bank robberies and burglaries in the US last year alone. However, despite the frequency, it’s rare that would-be bandits make off with much more than a few thousand bucks before getting swiftly apprehended. Of course, there are exceptions.
Here are 10 instances in which a combination of cunning, brute force, and luck have resulted in some truly astonishing heists.
THE 10 MOST SUCCESSFUL BANK ROBBERIES IN HISTORY