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Crime History: Gunmen break through roof of armored car co. in $11m heist

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On this day, Dec. 12, in 1982, two masked men with a shotgun punched a hole through a tar paper and wood roof from an armored car company headquarters in the Bronx, N.Y., and staged the largest cash robbery in U.S. history at that time, stealing an estimated $11 million. It turned out to be an inside job. It took place on a weekend in which millions of dollars of receipts were in storage at...

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