Tag Archives: heist
- Alleged EPT Berlin poker heist ringleader, getaway driver go on trial
August 20, 2010
The 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...
- Armed raiders storm Swiss casino
March 29, 2010
No sooner do we report on the growing trend of Ocean's 11-style casino heists than Switzerland is hit by an Ocean's 11-style casino heist. Sleepy, neutral Switzerland. That little, clean country people turn to stash their money, no questions asked, nudge, nudge, wink, wink. But this time it is their...
- Berlin casino heist ringleader arrested
March 23, 2010
Maybe if he'd have been watching something else the other night instead of Ocean's Eleven, it could all have turned out so differently, but as it goes the George Clooney wannabe is mulling over his life choices in a German slammer. The 28-year-old from Lebanon suspected of planning the daring...