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The #FBI’s January #ArtifactoftheMonth is a cap left at the scene of a so-called perfect crime: #OTD in 1950, armed men stole $2.7 million in cash, checks, money orders, and other securities from a Brink’s in Boston and fled. Read about the case at
The robbers wore caps, gloves, pea coats, and, to muffle their footsteps, rubber-soled shoes. They tied five employees’ hands behind their backs and taped their mouths and then piled the loot into bags.
Rumors from the underworld pointed suspicion at several criminal gangs, but with little evidence and few witnesses, the #FBI could not pinpoint the suspects. Were the robbers caught? Was the cash recovered? Find out at
Go inside the story of the so-called perfect crime with FBI Historian Dr. John Fox:
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