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1golpe masculine informalatraco masculineto pull a heist — dar un golpe informal
- Back in 1963, when the Great Train Robbery occurred, it was considered the heist of the century.
- The first two were charged with robbery, and Wang, the woman, was charged with selling diamonds taken in the heist.
- Bank robberies, cash-in-transit heists, petty crime and road accidents are all declining in the City of Johannesburg.
- The work is filled with mentions of murders, drug heists and beatings, but the focus ultimately - and affectingly - rests on the more quotidian dramas.
- A highly skilled thief is blackmailed into pulling a diamond heist when his daughter is kidnapped by an international terrorist.
- The private security companies did not have the capacity to adequately protect airports, particularly from syndicates targeting drugs, car thefts and cargo heists.
- The panel suggested a radical re-think of sentencing for all types of robbery, ranging from street muggings to professionally-organised heists.
- This is the story of two bank robbers who end up fighting over the love of a woman they kidnapped before a heist.
- First, they have to launder all that drug money - poor babies - and now they're getting ripped off by a vicious gang of robbers who don't even use guns to pull their heists.
- They were really professional bank robbers and the great thing about the heist was that it was carried out without any undue harassment or harm to anyone.
- Suspicions have therefore been raised that both heists were ‘inside jobs’ in which raiders using meticulous planning gained jobs with on-site companies.
- So, despite this week's raid, heists will always be rare, with most real criminals dealing in the nastier side of law-breaking: petty theft, often involving violence, and drugs.
- I can tell you it is more than a diamond heist flick - it is a complex, tense and funny story presented in a very interesting way.
- Sure, the men behind the robbery looked pretty clever in the immediate aftermath of the heist.
- Along with his gang of loyal criminals, he commits daring daylight robberies and elaborate heists that anger the police while stirring the public's imagination.
- After all, these treasures are literally priceless, and the dome has a bit of a bad track record when it comes to guarding treasure - remember the diamond heist?
- She listened over Tracy's muffled cries to the sounds of the robbers going over their plans for the next heist.
- Collectively the three escapees faced three charges of murder, 16 counts of attempted murder and seven armed robbery charges relating to cash-in-transit heists across the province.
- However, it was found that victims of farm attacks ran a far greater risk of being killed than victims of cash-in-transit heists or than victims of house robberies in urban areas.
- The heist began with the robbers deliberately setting off the alarm system and retreating into bushes.
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