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By Henry Hill, Daniel Simone

The interior story—from the organizer himself—of the biggest unrecovered money haul in historical past. This complete account brings readers at the back of the heist memorialized in Goodfellas, against the law that has baffled legislations enforcement for many years. From Henry Hill himself, The Lufthansa Heist is the final booklet he labored on earlier than his 2012 death.
On December eleven, 1978, a bold armed theft rocked Kennedy Airport, leading to the biggest unrecovered money haul in international heritage, totaling six million money. The perpetrators have been by no means apprehended and 13 humans attached to the crime have been murdered in homicides that, just like the crime itself, stay unsolved to this present day. The housebreaking has interested the general public for years, dominating headlines world wide as a result story's endless ravel of mysteries that baffled the authorities.One of the organizers of the sensational housebreaking, Henry Hill, who passed on to the great beyond in 2012, in collaboration with Daniel Simone, has penned an unparalleled "tell-all" concerning the theft with never-before-unveiled info, details purely recognized to an insider.
In 2013, this notorious legal act back flared up within the nationwide information while 5 reputed gangsters have been charged in connection to the theft. This most modern twist lends the venture a rare feel of timing, and the criminal lawsuits of the newly arrested suspects will spread over the following 12 months, carrying on with to maintain the Lufthansa subject within the information.

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