“Without weapons, violence or hate”: France’s biggest-ever bank robbery

In Belgium exists an old saying that say people who are willing to get their hands dirty can often make money. It was certainly the case for Albert Spaggiari, the mastermind behind the biggest-ever bank robbery in France. He died on this day, June 8, 1989, leaving no clue as to the whereabouts of the stolen millions.Albert, born in 1932, was a recidivist, constantly in trouble for stealing. His father died when he was three and his mother, who ran a lingerie shop, quickly remarried with another man, but it…

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