Though successful multi-million-dollar robberies are common on the silver screen, real-life criminals are not usually so lucky. Some crafty masterminds, however, have made their mark in underworld history by carrying out some impressively crafty heists. This infographic, made by Simpli Safe, details some of the craftiest criminals and greatest heists in history. These heists include the 1911 Louvre Heist in Paris; the 1950 Great Brinks Robbery in Boston; the 1963 Great Royal Mail Train Robbery in England; the 1971 Daredevil Heist of Northwest Airlines in Oregon; the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at New York City’s JFK Airport; the 1990 Gardener Museum Heist in Boston; and the 2005 Epic Banco Brazil Heist in Fortaleza, Brazil. It explains what the robbers stole, who they were (if it is known) and how much the goods were worth, among other details.
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