45. Belgium – Almost Flawless

On February 16 2003, $100 Million’s worth of diamonds were stolen from the impenetrable security vault in the Antwerp World Diamond Centre. This was the largest diamond heist in the world, ever. In a plot that seems more like a Hollywood movie, one smooth criminal and his gang of experts managed to pull off the job of the century. Everyone except the King of Keys was caught, however the loot was never recovered…

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Resources 

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Dossier X: De Diamantroof van de Eeuw

The $100 Million Belgian Diamond Heist Explained

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The Untold Story of the World’s Biggest Diamond Heist

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True Crime and Punishment: Heists: Gripping Exposes of the World’s Most Notorious Robberies                                                                                

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

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