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Thieves in Arizona Stole a Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course
How are they going to fence this thing?
May 25, 2017
The Massive Bee Hive Heists Unfolding in California
Organized crime may be involved.
May 15, 2017
Stolen: A Duchess's $1.3 Million Diamond Tiara
It's inlaid with 367 diamonds.
May 09, 2017
The Attempted Statistics Exam Heist That Went Through an Air Duct
Two Kentucky college students (allegedly) got creative.
May 04, 2017
Deep River, Connecticut
The Grave of XYZ
The mysterious headstone of an unidentified bank robber was seen visited, every year, by a woman in black.
Added by jmay1307
One of the Earliest Industrial Spies Was a French Missionary Stationed in China
When he wasn't converting people, Father Francois Xavier d'Entrecolles was extracting trade secrets from porcelain producers.
April 28, 2017
Found: Medieval Manuscripts Stolen From Italy, Hiding in the Boston Public Library
The library obtained them legitimately, but they were never meant to be in America.
April 20, 2017
Old Route 66 Filling Station
Along the historic Mother Road is an old gas station with a secret counterfeiting past.
Added by shatomica
St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine's record-setting narrow street was designed to protect against pirates.
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Pine Plains, New York
A distillery built on (and above!) mobster Dutch Schultz's Prohibition-era underground moonshine business.
Added by larissa
Legend has it that President Grant’s frequent drinking in the lobby gave rise to the term “lobbyist.”
Added by Elliot Carter
Found: 600,000 Illicit Eels at Heathrow Airport
They were hidden beneath shipments of other, totally legal fish.
March 03, 2017
Some Scotland Villagers Are Trying to Slow Speeding Cars With Hair Dryers
They DO look suspiciously like speed guns.
February 24, 2017
Found: A Secret Gas Pump Hidden by a Mexican Altar
The Virgin of Guadalupe had become a font of illegal fuel.
February 22, 2017
Olof Palme Memorial Plaque
A golden plaque marks the site of the mysterious unsolved assassination of the former Swedish prime minister.
Added by Kelly Harrison
An extensive, if one-sided, history of U.S. law enforcement's war on drugs.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
Hidden Cells of Newgate Prison
Remnants of cells from the most notorious London prison may lie in the basement of a rare Victorian Gin Palace.
Added by Luke J Spencer
In 1969, One Inventor Tried to Sell Police a 'Net Gun' for Catching Robbers
While effective, the invention never quite took off.
January 26, 2017
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