Monday, June 18, 2012

Inside Crime Story: FBI Nabs Ocean's Eleven-Style Ring of Thieves After Biggest Heist in U.S. History

Ted Sherman at the Star-Ledger wrote an interesting story about an Ocean's Eleven-style ring of thieves.

A video surveillance camera captured the fuzzy image of two men apparently checking to see if there was anyone inside the office. Then they quickly carried a ladder to get to the roof. Little more than tar and metal sheeting, it would not take much effort to cut through if nobody was watching.

And nobody was.

The Enfield warehouse was about to become legend — the scene of an $80 million commercial drug heist, the biggest in U.S. history.

This is the inside story of how it went down and how authorities tracked and arrested 22 alleged members of an Ocean’s Eleven-style ring of thieves, who operated with their own trucks, warehouses and black market wholesalers.

You can read the rest of the story via the below link:

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