The Brink’s Robbery


For a long time, the armed heist known as the Brink’s Holdup was the most successful robbery in United States history.  It took place in Boston’s North End on 165 Prince Street at the headquarters of Brink’s Incorporated on January 17, 1950.  The job was meticulously planned and brilliantly executed, and the thieves made off with over $2 million.

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