The Heist That Broke Pinochet's Back

Hands Up: A look at history’s greatest heists and most intriguing robberies. Read more. The alarm blared at the state bank in the northern town of Chuquicamata, Chile, on March 9, 1981, prompting police to check the vault. They found it slightly ajar but nothing missing, so they locked it back up and went home. […]