Join magician Wes Barker as he tells the stories of eight original heists. From DB Cooper jumping out of a plane with his ransom, to Machine Gun Molly, the gold plated machine gun waving bank robber who went out with a bang.
Each episode is under 15 minutes, and guaranteed to give you something to talk about with both sides of your family.
Valentine's Day Massacre
Support your host Wes Barker, and https://wesbarker.shop/ (buy playing cards here).
February 14th, 1929. 7 Northside Chicago gangsters were murdered by the order of Al Capone on the south side. Join Wes Barker in this bonus episode of Original Heists.
Mt. Gox (850,000 Bitcoin stolen!)
The biggest, and final heist of the season, Mt. Gox. In 2014, they were handling over 70% of all Bitcoin transactions, but they weren't secure, and had over 850,000 bitcoins go missing. Was it a horrible downfall, or the perfect crime?
If you're looking for a secure warehouse to keep ship and store your goods, http://shipbob.com/rolledup (Shipbob) has you covered.
The Stopwatch Gang (World's Fastest Bank Robbers)
A trio of Canadians robbed over 140 banks, spending no more than 90 seconds in each one! They've been featured in movies, TV shows, and books. From Ottawa to San Diego, the Stopwatch Gang left their mark.
If you're looking to store your products safely and securely - check out http://shipbob.com/rolledup (Shipbob).
The Oldest Gang Ever to Steal £14M
Most people think of young guys in old timey photos sticking up banks when they hear heists - but in 2015 a group of senior citizens broke into a diamond vault in what would turn into the most exciting heist in London history.
If you're looking for somewhere secure to store your watch brand, make sure you check out http://shipbob.com/rolledup (Shipbob).
Butch Cassidy (Why is he so famous?)
From stealing pants and pies as a teenager, to high tailing it to South America, this is the story of Butch Cassidy.
Hear the story that got started with a pie.
Original Heists is presented by http://shipbob.com/rolledup (Shipbob)
The Great Train Robbery (Most Famous in History)
On a cool August night in 1963, a Royal Mail train was brought to a halt, and robbed of £2.6M (Over $75M USD today) in the most famous train robbery in history.
It wouldn't have been possible without the help of the Ulsterman (his identity revealed at the end) and they were brought down by a Monopoly board.
Hear their incredibly story of luck and fortune in this episode of Original Heists.
Original Heists is presented by http://shipbob.com/rolledup (Shipbob).
Best of 2nd to None
Pretty solid. Came from BOB.
Great quality podcast with amazing stories!
Also, Bob sent me.