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Under the streets of Nice : the bank heist of the century / Ken Follett & Rene L. Maurice.

Follett, Ken (Author). Maurice, René Louis. (Added Author). McDowall, Roddy (Added Author).
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield CD 364.162 Follett (Text) 31208910652991 audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781597777803 :
  • ISBN: 1597777803 :
  • Physical Description: 4 audio discs (approximately 4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Phoenix Audio, [2008]

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General Note:
Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Michael Viner and Deborah Raffin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Roddy McDowall.
Summary, etc.:
Albert Spaggiari engineered the European crime of the century--a 1976 bank heist accomplished, as a note left in the empty vault said, "Without guns, without violence, without hate". He and his 20 men had dug a 25 foot tunnel from the city sewer system into the back, where they spent a weekend cooking meals, drinking wine and clearing out a total of $8 to $10 million in gold, jewelry, gems and cash reserves. Tracked down and captured, Spaggiari escaped from the French gendarmes by leaping out a magistrate's window and onto the back of a motorcycle. Convicted in absentia and sentenced to life in prison, he retired to a ranch in Argentina--purchased, according to his memoirs, with the proceeds from the robbery. He taunted police for more than a decade until his mysterious death in 1989, which made him international headlines once again. The loot was never recovered.
Subject: Spaggiari, Albert.
Criminals > France > Biography.
Crime > France > Biography.
Bank robberies > France > Nice > Case studies.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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