Robbery in central bank of brazil

'Record' bank robbery in Brazil. The gang worked from a suburban house opposite the bank. Thieves in Brazil have stolen up to $65m ( 36m) after tunnelling into a bank in what police say could be the country's biggest bank heist. The thieves dug a 200m (656ft) tunnel into the bank from a nearby house in the northern city of Fortaleza.

Recognized by Guiness Book of World Records as the greatest robbery of a bank, a gang of robbers were able to steal approximately $95 million worth of Brazilian reais. In May 2005 the Banco Central was robbed of 3.5 tons of cash totaling 160 million Brazilian Reals (70M USD). The investigation led to 36 arrests for 133 crimes and only 8 million reals were recovered. Biggest bank heist in history is foiled after police pounce on gang who spent four months digging a 550 yard tunnel into the Bank of Brazil's vault to steal £240 MILLION. Gang of 16 arrested in Brazil over planning 'biggest bank robbery ever'. Police in Sao Paulo found 1,640ft long tunnel leading to Bank of Brazil. Around 8.30am on Monday, 8 August 2005, the forensics department of the federal police bureau in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza received a phone call. A robbery had apparently taken place at the local Central Bank. Officers grumbled to each other that the interruption to their morning coffee was probably just another missing computer. Greatest robbery of a bank. Share. Excluding the $1 billion (then £572 million) which former President, Saddam Hussein 'authorised' his son to take from the Central Bank of Iraq in March 2003, the largest amount of money stolen from a bank by robbers is estimated at 164,755,150 Brazilian reais ($69.8 million, £38.6 million).

If successful, the robbery would have dwarfed the biggest bank heist in the country’s history, when thieves tunneled into the Fortaleza brach of the Central Bank and stole 165m Brazilian reais.

Suspect in Major Brazil Robbery Is Found Dead. RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 21 - The bullet-riddled body of the suspected mastermind of one of the world's biggest bank robberies, a $70 million theft from a branch of Brazil's Central Bank, has been found on an isolated road west of Rio de Janeiro, the police said Friday. Brazil’s police arrested 16 men tunneling toward a vault containing 1 billion reais ($318 million) and who were on the verge of pulling off the largest-ever bank robbery in the country’s history. An investigative police unit had been monitoring the criminals’ activities as they manufactured Brazilian authorities announced this week the capture of one of the brains of what is considered the country’s biggest ever bank robbery. A gang of 35 bank robbers dug an 80-meter tunnel underneath a branch of the Central Bank of Brazil. They disguised themselves as landscapers to avoid detection while they constructed the tunnel. The gang made off with around $70 million in cash. It’s rare that any country’s central bank is robbed. When it does happen, it’s a huge story. The 2005 Banco Central burglary in Fortaleza, Brazil, was once recognized by Guinness Book of World Records as the world's greatest bank robbery. To pull it off, a 25-member gang set up a fake landscaping business. They spent three months digging a 256-foot tunnel that led up through the bank's vault floor.

The Mystery Behind Brazil's Biggest Jewelery Heist For a bank, a huge robbery like the one in this case can somehow be compared to a plane crash for an airliner. The Banco Central robbery

10 Aug 2005 The Brazilian Central Bank has begun its own internal investigation. Advertisement. "We are looking into several aspects of the crime including 

4 Oct 2017 Lopes said members of the gang were not connected to the Fortaleza Central Bank heist, as had been reported in the Brazilian media.

4 Oct 2017 Brazilian police this week foiled a criminal plot to rob a bank of 1 billion reais ($ 318 million, €270 million euros) using an enormous secret  2 Aug 2006 A robbery had apparently taken place at the local Central Bank. When a gang of Brazilian bank robbers tunnelled underground to steal  He needs to dig a tunnel linking a house to the Banco Central's vault in from a Brazilian Central Bank (Federal Reserve), making it the biggest peace-time robbery In real life, the bank robbery was something that we only expect to see in a  25 Ago 2015 The Central Bank robbery is considered the country's biggest bank robbery and one of the world's biggest property crimes Banco  27 Aug 2011 Police capture the brains behind Brazil's largest ever bank robbery: The 35 member gang emptied the vault of the Central Bank Fortaleza  29 Sep 2005 6 million) of the US$70 million (euro58 million) stolen last month in a heist from Brazil's Central Bank, one of the world's biggest bank robberies.

The 2005 Banco Central burglary in Fortaleza, Brazil, was once recognized by Guinness Book of World Records as the world's greatest bank robbery. To pull it off, a 25-member gang set up a fake landscaping business. They spent three months digging a 256-foot tunnel that led up through the bank's vault floor.

The Mystery Behind Brazil's Biggest Jewelery Heist For a bank, a huge robbery like the one in this case can somehow be compared to a plane crash for an airliner. The Banco Central robbery Around 8.30am on Monday, 8 August 2005, the forensics department of the federal police bureau in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza received a phone call. A robbery had apparently taken place at the local Central Bank. Officers grumbled to each other that the interruption to their morning coffee was probably just another missing computer. Suspect in Major Brazil Robbery Is Found Dead. RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 21 - The bullet-riddled body of the suspected mastermind of one of the world's biggest bank robberies, a $70 million theft from a branch of Brazil's Central Bank, has been found on an isolated road west of Rio de Janeiro, the police said Friday. Brazil’s police arrested 16 men tunneling toward a vault containing 1 billion reais ($318 million) and who were on the verge of pulling off the largest-ever bank robbery in the country’s history. An investigative police unit had been monitoring the criminals’ activities as they manufactured Brazilian authorities announced this week the capture of one of the brains of what is considered the country’s biggest ever bank robbery.

Suspect in Major Brazil Robbery Is Found Dead. RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 21 - The bullet-riddled body of the suspected mastermind of one of the world's biggest bank robberies, a $70 million theft from a branch of Brazil's Central Bank, has been found on an isolated road west of Rio de Janeiro, the police said Friday. Brazil’s police arrested 16 men tunneling toward a vault containing 1 billion reais ($318 million) and who were on the verge of pulling off the largest-ever bank robbery in the country’s history. An investigative police unit had been monitoring the criminals’ activities as they manufactured Brazilian authorities announced this week the capture of one of the brains of what is considered the country’s biggest ever bank robbery. A gang of 35 bank robbers dug an 80-meter tunnel underneath a branch of the Central Bank of Brazil. They disguised themselves as landscapers to avoid detection while they constructed the tunnel. The gang made off with around $70 million in cash. It’s rare that any country’s central bank is robbed. When it does happen, it’s a huge story. The 2005 Banco Central burglary in Fortaleza, Brazil, was once recognized by Guinness Book of World Records as the world's greatest bank robbery. To pull it off, a 25-member gang set up a fake landscaping business. They spent three months digging a 256-foot tunnel that led up through the bank's vault floor.