Date: March 1990
Location: Boston, MA
Yeah, yeah, we already know-the last thing you want to hear about is a tale of crime out of Boston worthy of the big screen. This one is different, because it was very well planned and remains unsolved 23 years later. On St. Patrick's Day 1990, two men clad in police uniforms and fake mustaches posed as if they were investigating a disturbance at the Isabella Gardener Museum before handcuffing the security guards and snatching up over a dozen pieces art totalling $300 million in 90 minutes flat. Authorities suspected everyone from a South American drug cartel, the Japanese underworld and local mobsters were involved in the heist. To this day, it's still the biggest unsolved hesit in this great country's storied history.
Ratchet? Maybe. Remarkable? Absolutely.