Alleged EPT Berlin poker heist ringleader, getaway driver go on trial

EPT-Berlin-Heist-RingleaderThe four axe-wielding nutters who did the actual smashing and grabbing at that brazen EPT Berlin heist have already been tried and convicted. Now the alleged ringleader (a poker player who apparently watched the heist from the inside while participating in the tourney) and the poor schmuck who drove the getaway car are defending themselves in a Berlin court. With reports that the idjits are grinning and waving to their friends in the courtroom during the proceedings, one assumes they’re either opting for an insanity defense or merely biding their time until more axe-wielding cohorts burst though the door to rescue them. Read more.