10. Dunbar Armored Robbery
Los Angeles; 1997
Stolen: $18.9 million
The largest cash robbery to have ever occurred in the US also happened be an inside job. The mastermind was a regional safety inspector for Dunbar who recruited five of his childhood friends to ambush the guards at a stocked cash drop vault on a Friday night. Once they gained access to the loot, they loaded up a U-Haul and escaped, nearly getting away with the whole thing until one of the perpetrators got sloppy and eventually confessed. However, to this day, more than half of the money remains unaccounted for.
Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor, and surprised armored trucks aren't taken down more often.
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