Hitting a moving target is hard, but for some criminals that's their specialty. Armored truck robberies are supposed to be among the most difficult and dangerous crimes to get away with, so, how is it that they happen so often? In this 10-part series, host Jake Brennan, is diving deep into the most notorious armored truck robbery cases in North America and beyond to figure out what fuels these perpetrators and the investigators whose job it is to catch them.
BONUS: Tales of the Take
Host Jake Brennan catches up with FBI agents who worked some of the most notorious cases featured in the series. Plus, learn the inside details about an armored truck robbery that didn't make it into the season's 10 episodes.
Viva Las Vegas
At the start of the new millennium a group of men terrorized Las Vegas, leaving a path of destruction in the desert and investigators scrambling to stop a series of armored truck heists that plagued Sin City.
In February 2012, a greedy Guarda armored truck driver stole $2.3 million in casino money and murdered his co-worker in the process. The trail of stashed cash he left for the FBI to find eventually became his undoing.
A 1981 robbery and shootout near a New York mall ends with millions of dollars in the wind and two policemen and an armored truck guard dead. The domestic terrorist organization behind the heist struck fear into the country and the repercussions from the robbery still remain a heavy weight for survivors today.
The Boston Job
In the summer of 1962 robbers posing as police barricaded an armored truck near Boston, Massachusetts and boosted millions in cash. Three suspects were caught but two of them never went to prison and the third vanished before testifying. To this day, the cash they stole has never been recovered.
In September 1997 one of the largest cash robberies in U.S. history went down in Los Angeles, California. The thieves made off with $18.9 million in cash and evaded capture for years. Their eventual demise? A rookie mistake.
We need more!!!
Bruh why aren’t there more episodes? Need more 🤌🏿This show is so fun to listen well done!
At the tippy top of my list and of audiochuck shows, (co topping with Anatomy of a Murder)…so very well done and Fascinating!! But only so many armed robberies to cover..Perhaps you need a new topic or crime category cause you do a great job, you and Chuck!!