The Way This Man Managed to Break Into a Bank Is Astonishing 

Published on March 16, 2020
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Bank Heists: Historical Fact or Fiction?

Bank robberies have long played a part in books, movies, and TV shows. From blowing up bank vaults to holding bank employees hostage, these intense situations seem perfect for a good story. In real life, however, it doesn’t seem very likely that these scenarios actually happen. How many times have you heard of your local bank getting robbed? Most likely, you have not.


For the most part, it seems like these larger-than-life stories belong in a Wild West movie. But once in a while, a mastermind criminal comes along and successfully accomplishes a bank heist that seems impossible at first glance. One of these masterminds was a man posing under the name of Carlos Hector Flomembaum.



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