A man in Manhattan was able to quickly steal an 86 pound bucket of gold flakes with $1.6 million out of the back of an unprotected armored truck.
The movies have it all wrong, you don’t need military trained mercenaries and a fleet of combat vehicles to rob an armored truck. All it takes is some quick thinking and patience, the guards will eventually not be there and you can swipe millions without them noticing. That’s exactly what these brave man did, he saw the unprotected truck and just took as much as he could. Now he is on the run and most likely having difficulties trading the gold for currency.
You can watch the whole heist in the video below: