Footage of Perhaps the Most Badass Bank Heist Ever

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Click to viewLast September, masked bank robbers landed a helicopter on a Swedish bank, broke in through a glass pyramid and set off some explosions before hoisting up on rope lines and flying away with millions of dollars. And here's the video!


Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on whether or not you view these guys as brilliant schemers or common criminals, 10 of them got caught and are going on trial next month. But now that the trial is about to begin, they've released the above footage of the crime itself.

Sure, it's not quite as flashy as Oceans 11, but come on, this was real. And what have you done lately? Nothing as badass as this, I guarantee it. [Euronews via The Awl]



With such planning and monetary investment, how the hell did they get caught?