‘Ninja Turtles’ Bank Robbery Was ‘Heist Of Century’ — Until Thief’s Wife Blew It
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- In 2006, an throng of police officers surrounded the Banco Rio in Acassuso, Argentina, and negotiated for hours with a group of robbers inside.
- The criminals took hostages and demanded the police bring them pizza as the entire nation watched on live TV. Snipers perched in trees, ready to shoot if needed.
- Finally, one robber told the police they were ready to surrender. But when law enforcement went in, there wasn’t a thief to be found. They’d vanished without a trace, taking with them a reported $20 million in cash and valuables from safety deposit boxes.
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