In the movies, high stakes robbers are flamboyant. They drive flashy cars and lead an exciting lifestyle in the playgrounds of the world’s rich and famous while meticulously plotting their master crimes. We may not know much about their personal lives at the end of the day, but when it comes to the crimes themselves, it turns out the movies aren’t really that far from the truth. Naturally, we can’t condone a life of crime, but if you’re going to go, you may as well go large, and for these crooks, the sky’s the limit. When you’re risking your life and liberty, the score has got to be worth it. A huge payday often consists of jewels, cash or priceless works of art. A busy high-end department store in Paris or an upscale event with plenty of rich folks decked out in their finery on the Riviera, oftentimes the occasion is anywhere that money and easy to carry valuables like jewelry gathers in numbers. Next, add a plan and skilled personnel with the nerve and the ingenuity to pull it off, and no one’s valuables are safe.
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