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The Best Heists of 2013 - The Real Grinches

2013 The year in heists and capers Quartz


The Great Belgian Diamond Heist. Takings: $50 million worth of uncut diamonds.

The Excellent Electronic ATM Robbery. Takings: $45 million

The Cannes Jewelry Smash ‘n’ Grab. Takings: $136 million

The Big Bitcoin Bonanza. Takings: 4,100 bitcoins (around $2.7 million as of this writing)

The Great Booze Bamboozling. Takings: $26,000 worth of bourbon

Targeting Target. Takings: 40 million people’s credit-card information.

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I wonder if they all had that funny Grinch smile on their faces too. 

Still not sure how $26k of bourbon is in the same breath as the other heists mentioned.

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