The untold stories of murder, mayhem and million-dollar heists.
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.
Using backhoes to barricade and break into an armored van on an Italian highway or unleashing chemical spray to blind guards delivering millions to a Japanese bank… both sound like plots of an action movie.
Sunshine State of Crime
In 1997 nearly $19 million disappeared from a Loomis Fargo armored truck in Jacksonville, Florida. The mastermind behind the job?
In 1993, a calculated armored truck heist befell Felixstowe, England and the culprit vanished without a trace.
Vanished in Vermont
Episode 2: Vanished in Vermont
In 2002, a lone gunman robbed an armored car company in Vermont making off with nearly two million in cash.
For four years a crew of calculating armored truck robbers plagued the city of Houston, Texas dubbing it the Armored Truck Robbery Capital of the United States.