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Heist - The podcast about famous heists in history


Australian Goodfellas [#119]
May 26 • 54 min
In 1976 Ray Bennet and his gang robbed the bookies at the Victoria Club in Melbourne. It ended up being the biggest robbery in Australian history. This is an amazing story chalk full of incredible characters. Check it out! HEEEEIST!
Heist by Parachute! [#118]
May 19 • 40 min
Today we tell the story of Gerald Blanchard, an incredible criminal that used his vast technical skills to pull off a series of heists as well as run an international crime ring. At one point he parachuted onto the roof of an Austrian palace to steal…
A Heist Right out of a hollywood Screenplay — for real this time [117]
May 12 • 46 min
Here is the story about the infamous 1995 Commerzbank Heist in Berlin. It is a crazy wild ride and we don’t want to spoil anything. We’ve been trying to tell this story for awhile but could never find any solid English articles on it, that is until…
The Dirt Biking Ninja Bank Robber [116]
May 5 • 56 min
Today we cover the story of Carl Gugasian a prolific bank robber who’s genius robbery techniques allowed him to pull off over 50 bank jobs before he was caught. Not only was he super into the ninja arts he also used a trick that was right out of the…
Hometown Heist [115]
Apr 28 • 38 min
Today we cover a heist from our hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. It features one of Canada’s best jail breakouts ever. Foxy Freddie as he was known in jail, stole 150K from CIBC in the 1980s and he would have gotten away with it too, if wasn’t for one…
Heist Movie Pitches - [Mini Episode Friday]
Apr 24 • 16 min
We got Heist Nation to send us fake heist movie titles for a little game we had in mind. Simon and I each pick one at random and pitch a movie based on that title on the spot. Simon and I have a lot of time on our hands and figured we’d stave…
The Hardest Partying Deputy in the West [114]
Apr 21 • 36 min
We go way back to cowboy times to cover the story of Burt Alvord. A heavy drink’n, fight start’n, brothel attend’n bad boy from the wild wild west. Burt took many jobs as a Deputy despite the fact he was the biggest criminal in the towns he was…
A Brooklyn Robbery with Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy, The Damned Things) [Eps. 113]
Apr 14 • 58 min
We invited our good friend Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy, The Damned Things) to join us on this very special, quarantined episode of Heist Podcast. We discuss the biggest heist in New York history at the time (1930s.) It’s an amazing story with some of…
The First Getaway Car and Anarchistic Maniacs [112]
Apr 7 • 37 min
Today we are telling the story of the Bonnot Gang that were the first “Heist Crew” in the early 1990’s to use a getaway car. Back then the police only had bicycles which made for a very unbalanced chase, especially because the Bonney Gang also shot…
Stan Rifkin and the Biggest Wire Fraud in US History [111]
Mar 31 • 47 min
Stan Rifkin was a computer consultant in California that in 1978 pulled off one of the biggest wire frauds in US history…at the time. This heist has some of the best aftermath we’ve ever covered. Also it turns out Stan was neighbors with Matt’s…
The Dinner Set Gang [110]
Mar 24 • 44 min
Today we cover the incredible story of the Dinner Set Gang. A two man crew that pulled off over 80 jewelry heists during the 1970’s. It’s said they were responsible for stealing up to, gets this..940 million dollars of loot. That is insane-o! It’s a…
Jimmy Hope - A huge Heister Almost Lost to History[109]
Mar 17 • 34 min
Jimmy Hope was part of some of the biggest heists in post civil war America. We’ve covered some of these crazy heists before but now we get to see them from another perspective. Hope everyone is safe and healthy. Hang in there. Heist Nation.
Australia’s First Bank Heist Ever! [108]
Mar 10 • 45 min
Save on labor costs by getting a bunch of prisoners to build your new fancy pants bank? What could go wrong? Find out on this episode of Heist where we cover Australia’s first ever bank heist. Possibly its biggest. Come for the heist but stick about…
Nazis, Nuclear Weapons and Reindeer meat [107]
Mar 3 • 38 min
In WWII, a division of the british army known as “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare” put together a secret mission to blow up a secret nazi nuclear program. It has all the crazy aspects of a great heist, but instead of stealing money this crew was…
The Mona Lisa of Heists….The Mona Lisa Heist [106]
Feb 25 • 43 min
The Mona Lisa only truly became famous after it was stolen from the Louvre back in 1911. During the manhunt the painting was plastered on the front page of every newspaper around the world. That exposure created it status as the most famous painting…
Guinness World Record’s biggest robbery in US history [105]
Feb 18 • 45 min
Today we cover the tale of Phillip Johnson, a Wells Fargo security guard who got tired of being paid 7 bucks an hour so he took what he thought he deserved. 18.8 million dollars. Heeeist.
The Lufthansa Heist - Go get your shine box! [#103]
Feb 11 • 38 min
Today we cover the famous Lufthansa heist which was featured in one of the best movies of all time Good Fellas. We deep dive into this crazy robbery that some people say was the biggest heist on American soil —We disagree. Classic us. It’s an action…
Marm Mandelbaum - Part II - The most infamous heist mastermind in history [#103]
Feb 4 • 41 min
Marm, AKA Queen of Fences ran the New York City underground in the late 1800s, and in this episode we dive in to the juicy heists and crimes she organized. It’s choke-full of awesome tales. From a school for criminal children to some of the biggest…
Marm Mandelbaum - The most infamous heist mastermind in history [#102]
Jan 28 • 45 min
We are super excited to be telling the story of the biggest bad*ss ever…Marm Mandelbaum. AKA The Queen of Fences. Marm ran a criminal enterprise during the late 1800’s in New York City. She had the police and politicians in her pocket, her parties…
100th Episode Spectacular Clip Show!
Jan 25 • 57 min
For our 100th episode we thought we’d spend some time looking back over the last two years, dive into the Heist Nation mailbag, give some shouts out, and cover some listener heist.
The biggest hold up heist in Canada! $68 million! [101]
Jan 22 • 36 min
The west end gang, a crazy crew that pulled off the biggest stick em’ up in history, we’re talking about a sixty eight million dollar mugging. Mingo Bango! Check it out. HEEEIST!
Machine Gun Molly
Jan 14 • 29 min
Monica Proietti aka Machine Gun Molly grew up in Montreal surrounded by crime, her sweet ol’ grandma started a school for criminal children and not to reform them, to teach them how to be better criminals! She also had a thing for “bad boys” because…
Bathroom Smash’n Jewel thieves
Jan 7 • 41 min
Today we cover the crazy story of a crew of jewel thieves that stole between 10-15 million dollars of loot, state hoping in a tiny airplane. Also at one point they even produced 1995’s indie horror film “Creep” which one reviewer online said -“It…
Another classic Brinks Heist w/ Ed Voccola (Rick and Morty)
Dec 31, 2019 • 67 min
We had writer Ed Voccola (Rick and Morty, Last Man on Earth) swing by Heist HQ to talk about another amazing Brinks Depot robbery.
Heist Christmas special!
Dec 24, 2019 • 39 min
Happy Holidays! We wanted to something fun and special for this holiday season so we decided to cover the famous 1920s Santa Claus Robbery. It a crazy, jolly, super violent episode. Ho Ho Ho Merry Heistmas.
Rick and Morty Heist Mini Episode with writer Ed Voccola
Dec 19, 2019 • 17 min
Rick and Morty recently released an episode all about heists. It was amazing and we knew we had to cover it on the pod. Writer Ed Voccola (Rick and Morty, Last Man on Earth) joins us in the studio for this very fun mini episode where we talk all about…
Blowing up ATMs in Liverpool
Dec 17, 2019 • 58 min
In 2013 a rash of ATM attacks started popping up in England. It was a technique using explosive gas that the authorities had never seen in the UK. Listen along as we dive into the characters that brought this crime to british soil and learn about some…
The man who stole 13 million from the Sacramento Kings
Dec 10, 2019 • 41 min
For almost a century the Sacramento Kings have struggled to stay in one place and be financially viable. Then Jeff David showed up and helped the team make millions in sponsorships and marketing…while robbing them of millions of dollars. In…
The Biggest Hotel Heist in History featuring guest Kelleth Cuthbert
Dec 3, 2019 • 67 min
On this very special episode of Heist Podcast we invite actress and model Kelleth Cuthbert to discuss the Pierre Hotel Heist. January 2nd 1972. The Pierre Hotel which looks over Central Park in Manhattan was the scene of the biggest hotel heist…
Breaking News - The Green Vault Heist - A special mini episode!
Nov 27, 2019 • 20 min
Just yesterday (Nov 25th) a heist crew broke into The Green Vault in Dresden, Germany, the second oldest museum in the world, and stole a collection of royal Jewellery from the 18th century valued as high as one billion dollars! Its a crazy story that…
The Great Icelandic Bitcoin Heist
Nov 26, 2019 • 46 min
This is not your everyday bitcoin heist. Instead of hacking the Gibson and stealing encrypted bitcoin wallets, two Icelandic bad boys named Thor and Haffie the Pink, took an old school approach. In fact they didn’t actually steal any bitcoins, they…
Unsolved Gold Heist!
Nov 19, 2019 • 37 min
We thought we’d mix it up this episode and cover some unsolved heists. Two crazy stories, all about gold. A mysterious fishing boat that for some reason had 125kg of gold in its cargo. And the master safecracker that broke into the vault of…
Introducing The Score: Bank Robber Diaries
Nov 13, 2019 • 9 min
Many have fantasized about it…Idly wondered while standing in line…What does it take to rob a bank? And what drives someone to actually do it? And once you’ve robbed one…how can you stop? What is the criminal life really like? And what happens…
Canada’s Own Catch Me If You Can: $200 million dollars in a barn.
Nov 12, 2019 • 47 min
Today we are telling the story of Frank Bourassa. A man from Quebec who printed hundreds of millions of dollars of American twenty dollar bills and sold them on the black market. He was a man with a certain moral code, until one day he broke it. A…
The hollywood Starlet Bandits
Nov 5, 2019 • 47 min
Robert St. John always wanted to be famous, but after moving from D.C. to LA he struggled to become an actor and stand up comedian. That’s when he entered a decade long journey of dealing drugs, pimping and robbing banks with his crew of…
The Pennsylvania Lotto Heist
Oct 29, 2019 • 46 min
During the 1980s The Pennsylvania Lottery was one of the most popular state lotteries in the country, the live pick show which routinely had over a million viewers, was hosted by a man named Nick Perry. Even though Mr. Perry lived a nice cushy life as…
Solar panels, Speed boats and Metallurgical-Grade Silicon
Oct 22, 2019 • 41 min
George Wellford and Willie Richard Short were just two best buds working at a Mitsubishi plant in Mobile, Alabama. When their 401K’s got toasted after the 2008 banking crisis they devised a plan to get back what had been stolen from them. Over the…
Faking crazy, ripping out hearts and eat’n poop
Oct 15, 2019 • 43 min
Yeah it’s a real wild episode. We cover a crazy Russian dude named Kamo, that pulled off a old timey cash in transit heist that helped fiance Stalin to overthrow the Russian government. It’s a real gruesome one, so beware.
Pipino Flashback and a Broken SD Card [#86]
Oct 8, 2019 • 48 min
We had some slight technical difficulties this week and the episode we recorded was lost due to a faulty SD card. But we didn’t want to just post nothing, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to re-post one of our favorite heists we’ve…
Blasting Cessnas with The Barefoot Bandit - Ft. Director Kevin McMullen [Ep. #85]
Oct 1, 2019 • 51 min
On this VERY special Episode we are covering the crazy, infamous Barefoot Bandit. As well as welcoming on guest Kevin McMullen Director of the new heist film Low Tide (out October 4th.) Colton Harris Moore AKA The Barefoot Bandit, was…
Mt. Gox Bitcoin Heist [#84]
Sep 24, 2019 • 41 min
Over the course of years unknown hackers syphoned off 7.3 Billion dollars of bitcoins from the exchange site Mt.Gox. That’s right Billion with a “B.” It’s a great lesson in the double edged sword that is cyrtocurrency. Also in heist news: A 14k solid…
Roller Hockey and Oxycotin [#83]
Sep 17, 2019 • 44 min
This is the story of one of the most prolific bank robbers in American History and a master class in bank robbery [Don’t rob banks] Check it out, it’s a wild drug fueled ride. www.heistpodcast.com
Rangers, Drugs Wars and a MIlitary Conspiracy [#82]
Sep 10, 2019 • 31 min
On this episode the unique case of Luke Sommer. His military resume sounds like exposition in a Steven Seagal movie. this guy was a real life action hero. Sommer had a bright future in the military so why did he rob a bank? And even more…
$6.8 Million Department Store Heist [#81]
Sep 4, 2019 • 33 min
January 25th 2009, three men broke into the KaDeWe department store in Berlin and made off with 6.8 mil in luxury watches, jewellery and other fancy goods. It’s a great story with a great twist. Also in Heist News a mother and daughter crab leg…
Falcon Egg Heist - All Animal Spectacular [80]
Aug 27, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode we’re telling the story of Jeffrey Lundrum, a man who spent years stealing and smuggling falcon eggs into the UAE to sell them to the incredibly lucrative Falcon Racing Industry, yeah it’s a wild story. And it just so happened that…
The Norco Robbery [#79]
Aug 20, 2019 • 37 min
May 9th 1980, Two doomsday preppers and some buddies attempted to rob the Norco branch of the Security Pacific bank in riverside county. It was supposed to be your classic, everyday heist to pay for an apocalypse fortress in Utah. But the insane…
The Affair of the Diamond Necklace [#78]
Aug 13, 2019 • 37 min
France, 1772 Louis the 15th commissions the finest diamond necklace the world has ever seen. Before it’s finished Louis dies and the jewelers are now stuck with a 14 million dollars necklace that no one can afford. That is until a certain scheming…
Dog Day Afternoon - [#77]
Aug 6, 2019 • 42 min
On August 22nd 1972 John Wojtowicz AKA lil’ John Baso robbed The Chase Manhattan Bank in Brooklyn. Why? To pay for his wife’s sex change. You have probably heard about the movie Dog Day Afternoon but trust us there is a whole lot about this…
Billion Dollar Bangladesh Bank Hack Heist - [#76]
Jul 30, 2019 • 36 min
The Central Bank of Bangladesh keeps billions of dollars at The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in 2016 hackers attempted to move one of those billions to accounts in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. They didn’t get all of it but they did get a nice…
Heist Listener Special # 3 !!
Jul 23, 2019 • 54 min
Episode 75
Montreal’s Playboy Bandit - [#74]
Jul 16, 2019 • 26 min
A French Canadian priest in training becomes a famous montreal playboy and then masterminds one of canada’s biggest bank heists. It has everything, party boys, Jailbreaks and the clerical error that ended up getting him caught. Check it out. Also one…
Heist Podcast - Episode 73 - The Hot Lotto Heist
Jul 7, 2019 • 30 min
December 23 2010, Eddie Tipton wins 14 million dollars in the Hot Lotto jackpot but he never comes forward to claim the prize. Why would someone sit on a winning lottery ticket? Tune in to find out. Send in your heist confessionals now for the…
Heist Podcast - Episode 72 - The Lottery Curse
Jul 2, 2019 • 37 min
This action packed episode features amazing guest Dave Arnold (AKA Mr. Sign) Together we cover the tale of Jim Hayes. It’s a roller coaster ride with ups and down and lefts and rights. And it all starts with Jim Hayes winning 13 million dollars…
Heist Podcast - Episode 71 - The Bling Ring
Jun 25, 2019 • 36 min
You may have heard about the Bling Ring before or saw the really bad movie by Sofia Coppola about a group of high-school kids that robbed from Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Rachel Bilson. But this isn’t your everyday B&E, these kids were…
Heist Podcast - Episode 70 - Another Brinks in the Wall.
Jun 18, 2019 • 38 min
January 17th 1950, 6 Men broke into the Brinks Boston Head Quarters on Commercial Street. They got away with over 12 million dollars today, in what may have been the best planned Heist we have ever covered.
Heist Podcast - Episode 69 - Millenium Dome Ram-Raid
Jun 11, 2019 • 52 min
November 7th 2000, A crew of heisters drove a JCB earth digger through the wall of London’s Millenium Dome. The plan was to steal the Millenium Star a $200 million dollar diamond and then escape on speed boat. What they didn’t know was that Scottland…
Heist Podcast - Episode 68 - Big John’s Crazy Bomb ft. Casey Adams
Jun 4, 2019 • 90 min
Stuntman Casey Adams (Guardians of the Galaxy, Dunkirk, Once upon and time in Hollywood) joins us to cover the totally insane Harvey’s Wagon Wheel, craziest bomb ever made, Casino heist that went down in the early 80s. It might just be one of the…
Heist Podcast - Episode 67 - Weapons, Beautiful Women and Fast Cars
May 28, 2019 • 44 min
July 27th 1987, 60 million dollars was stolen from London’s Knightsbridge Security Deposit. This was the bank of choice for the richest people in London. And it was robbed by an Italian bad boy who loved Scarface. In Heist news we cover a recent…
Heist Podcast - Episode 66 - Canadian Heist Extravaganza
May 21, 2019 • 62 min
Comedian J.J. Whitehead and Max Kerman of the Arkells join us for our all Canadian heist episode. It’s The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist just in time for May 2-4 and it’s a wild one eh? Plus all Canadian heist news. It’s a real hoser-fest on this very…
Heist Podcast - Episode 65 - Biker Bandit
May 14, 2019 • 52 min
Tom Justice, Olympic cycler turned thrill seeking bank robber. He pulled off over 25 heists over four years and what did he do with most of the money? He threw it in the garage. Wait, what!? We also have a crazy bitcoin heist in the news, and another…
Heist Podcast - Episode 64 - Scorpio
May 7, 2019 • 68 min
Writer Tim McAuliffe (The Office, Jimmy Fallon, Last Man on Earth) joins us to cover the totally insane tale of George Bosque, a man who stole 2 million dollars and used it to produce a blockbuster all male porno movie. www.hesitpodacst.com
Heist Podcast - Episode 63 - Adam Worth Part II
Apr 30, 2019 • 45 min
Adam Worth AKA the Napoleon of Crime, became one of the biggest mastermind criminals in history. Part Two picks up with Adam Worth and Piano Charlie heading off to Europe because the pinkertons are after them. It’s a European heistcation!…
Heist Podcast - Episode 62 - Sipping Champagne Like a Gentleman Scoundrel
Apr 23, 2019 • 33 min
After escaping Sing Sing Adam Worth became one of the biggest mastermind criminals in history. Not only was he called the “Napoleon of Crime” by the Pinkertons but Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used him as the inspiration for Professor James Moriarty.…
Heist Podcast - Episode 61 - Stockholm Syndrome
Apr 16, 2019 • 64 min
Director Robert Budreau of the new film Stockholm helps us cover the infamous six day Norrmalmstorg robbery that gave birth to the term Stockholm Syndrome. In Heist News we’ve got a massive diamond heist and Dog the Painting Hunter. www.heistpodcast.com
Heist Podcast - Episode 60 - The Lost Art of Cat Burgling
Apr 9, 2019 • 66 min
Emily Althaus (Orange is the New Black, The Handmaid’s Tale) joins us to cover the tale of a 90’s version of Bonnie and Clyde who stole millions in jewelry from the mansions of Dallas’ richest and famous. www.hesitpodacst.com
Heist Podcast - Episode 59 - Chubawamba
Apr 2, 2019 • 41 min
One Armored car, 940K, and a man who meets dudes on the ferry to have threeways with. This is the story of New Zealand’s biggest robbery. www.heistpodcast.com
Heist Podcast - Episode 58 - The baron
Mar 26, 2019 • 56 min
This is the tale of Maximilian Shinburn aka Baron Shinbrun. He was a master thief in the late 1800s who got a job at Lily Safe Company (the biggest safe company in the united states) and worked there for an entire year learning everything about the vaults…
Heist Podcast - Episode 57 - Star Wars IV a New Heist
Mar 19, 2019 • 41 min
We love to dive in to different countries and see how they heist but today we’re diving in to a completely different world! This one isn’t about breaking into banks or stealing diamonds. It’s all about Star Wars or more specifically Star Wars toys. Hear…
Heist Podcast - Episode 56 - Mr. Brown
Mar 12, 2019 • 37 min
In May of 1971 a mysterious man called The Sydney International Airport and informed them that there was a bomb hidden on flight 755 enroute to London and if that plane went below twenty thousand feet it would explode! He demanded five hundred thousand…
Heist Podcast - Episode 55 - The Office Prankster
Mar 5, 2019 • 42 min
The ‘97 Dunbar Robbery in Los Angeles was the biggest cash heist in US history. We’re talking 18.9 million dollars! Cha-ching Jackpot! Was it pulled off by masterminds? Maybe an organized crime syndicate? Nope just a tight group of buddies with no…
Heist Podcast - Episode 54 - A Bull in a China Art Shop
Feb 25, 2019 • 43 min
Tons of Chinese antiquities have been disappearing all over the world. There has been a run on galleries and museums a heist-a-palooza if you will of Chinese relics. What’s that got to do with the price of art in China? Well it turns out a lot. Simon and…
Heist Podcast - Episode 53 - The Ones That Got Away
Feb 19, 2019 • 37 min
December 2004 Ireland: A gang seized the equivalent of £26.5 million from The Northern Bank in Belfast making it the largest bank robbery in Irish history. And they robbed the vault without ever going inside. Wait. What? It’s our first UNSOLVED HEIST!
Heist Podcast - Episode 52 - Never Rob a Bank in texas
Feb 11, 2019 • 58 min
Today we’re talking about the notorious Catt’s crew. It’s a father, son and daughter that robbed banks together! Its a crazy, wild, kinda sad story. Check it out on HEEEIIIST.
Heist podcast - Episode 51 - White Eagle
Jan 31, 2019 • 55 min
Today we’re talking about the Aguila Blanca heist. It’s a wild story that involves a Puerto Rican nationalist group, the Cuban government, the the biggest cash robbery in America at the time and a bunch of maniacs that shot a rocket launcher at FBI…
Heist Podcast - 50th Episode!! - Way to go Pop
Jan 23, 2019 • 50 min
It’s our 50th episode, what a wild ride it’s been. Speaking of wild rides, our featured heist is one that people have been requesting since we began. The Great Train Robbery of 1963. We thought we knew all about this story, along with everybody else but…
Heist Podcast - Episode 49 - Parisians Love Tasteful Thieves
Jan 15, 2019 • 46 min
In 2010 Vjeran Tomic broke into the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and stole 70 million dollars in art and he would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for a pesky skateboarder! In Heist news we cover the theft of a giant looney,…
Heist Podcast - Episode 48 - The Stone of Destiny
Jan 8, 2019 • 44 min
In 1950 on Christmas day four Glasgow university students stole (back) a 1000 year old scottish relic, The Stone of Scone from England’s Westminster Abbey. It’s a story filled with Scottish history, patrism, and most importantly hilarity. And to help us…
Heist Podcast - Episode 47 - LISTENER SPECIAL #2 !!!
Dec 17, 2018 • 41 min
On this very very extra special episode of Heist Podcast Matt and Simon hand over the controls again to you, the listeners aka HEIST NATION as we dedicate an entire episode to your personal heist confessions. Everything from tiny pranks to legit crime.…
Heist Podcast - Episode 46- Hostage Force Field
Dec 6, 2018 • 36 min
1984 Sydney Australia, Turkish born Hakki Bahadir Atahan attempted to rob three banks in one day and ended up causing what many call “Australia’s most dramatic hostage chase ever”. Hear all about the hostage forcefield and one of Australia’s most…
Heist Podcast - Episode 45 - The Accidental Art Thief
Dec 3, 2018 • 33 min
The world of art theft is extremely complicated. No one understands that more than Radu Dogaru who stole millions of dollars of paintings from the Kunsthal Museum. In this episode Matt and Simon discuss Radu’s misguided plans to pull off a huge art heist…
Heist Podcast - Episode 44 - Buying The Bank
Nov 26, 2018 • 45 min
Alves Dos Reis was a Portuguese criminal who perpetrated one of the largest frauds in HISTORY. It might just be one of the ballsiest “Heists” we have ever covered. The aftermath almost crashed the Portuguese economy. Also we cover some actual real heist…
Heist Podcast - Episode 43 - The Tale of Peggy Jo Tallas
Nov 17, 2018 • 57 min
Cowboy Bob fooled the FBI for years. It wasn’t until a string on robberies that “his” true identity was revealed. Cowboy Bob was actually a woman in her forties named Peggy Jo Tallas. It’s a wild and at times sad tale. And helping to tell this very…
Heist Podcast - Episode 42 - Record Player Alarm System.
Nov 4, 2018 • 58 min
Actress Kristina Pesic (The Vow, Defiance) joins us in the studio to talk about the totally insane blockbuster movie worthy Bank of America, London Mayfair Heist. One of the biggest heists in british history but strangely there’s very little information…
Heist Podcast - Episode 41 - Gold Bucket Heist w/ Guest Kathleen Munroe
Oct 27, 2018 • 57 min
Actress and Musician Kathleen Munroe joins us in the studio to talk about the hilarious lo-fi gold bucket heist involving Julio Nivelo who made off with 1.6 million dollars in pure gold, it’s one wild ride. The heist is simple but the aftermath? Not so…
Heist Podcast - Episode 40 - Rikers Island and Salvador Dali
Oct 21, 2018 • 37 min
An original Salvador Dali painting hung unnoticed for over forty years at New York’s biggest jail, the infamous Rikers Island. Then one day a few bad boys came up with the idea of stealing it and replacing it with a “forgery.” How did they steal an…
Heist Podcast - Episode 39 - Alter Egos
Oct 11, 2018 • 36 min
After a small town, middle class couple passed away, it was discovered they were in possession of a stolen De Kooning painting worth over 100 million dollars. Where did they get it? Were they secret international heisters hiding in suburbia? It’s a really…
Heist Podcast - Episode 38 - Sacre Bleu Montreal!
Oct 5, 2018 • 45 min
Labour day weekend 1972 3 guys got into the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to steal as much art as they could. It’s our most Canadian podcast yet filled with Quebecois politics, seminal moments in Canadian hockey history and our love for the incredible city…
Heist Podcast - Episode 37 - Nixon’s Milk Money
Sep 28, 2018 • 43 min
March 24 1972 a crew broke into The United California Bank to steal Presidents Nixon’s ten million dollar slush fund. It’s a crazy story, that was not widely written about. Why? Was it a cover up by Nixon!!!?? We also have some pretty solid news,…
Heist Podcast - Episode 36 - Currency Lads and Bushrangers
Sep 20, 2018 • 39 min
In June of 1862 nine bushrangers (Australian cowboys) raided a gold transport and made away with 17 kilos of gold nuggets. It was one of the biggest gold heists in Australian History mate! Take a trip into the past with Simon and Matt as they cover The…
Heist Podcast - Episode 35 - The Great Feather Heist
Sep 14, 2018 • 22 min
Matt and BJ are away this week so Simon hosts this mini episode covering the Great Feather Heist. This is one of the more bizarre heists we’ve covered with a host of eccentric personalities and a person in the center of it dead set on getting his hand on…
Heist Podcast - Episode 34 - ARGENTINA ROBBERY OF THE CENTURY!!!!
Sep 6, 2018 • 41 min
January 13, 2006. Five men walk into the Banco Rio in Argentina. Two wore hoods, one wore a doctor’s uniform, one wore a grey suit and the last one wore a wig and referred to themself as “Susanna.” This is the Banco Rio Heist and it might be one of the…
Heist Podcast - Episode 33 - The Bugsy Malone Gang
Aug 31, 2018 • 38 min
January 24th 1995, Dublin. A gang of up-and-coming heisters pulled off a cash-in-transit heist that went down as one of the largest cash robberies in Irish history. It’s got 4x4’s. It’s got a monk. It’s got the Irish army. It’s another action packed heist…
Heist Podcast - Episode 32 - Norwegian Heat
Aug 24, 2018 • 42 min
On 5 April 2004, at 8am the Nokas Cash Handling in Stavanger, Norway was raided by heavily armed men. It was the biggest ever heist in Norway! And as always we cover some spicy heist news and listener mail. HEIST!
Heist Podcast - Episode 31 - McDonald’s Monopoly Scam
Aug 15, 2018 • 55 min
Did you play McDonald’s Monopoly Contest in the 90s? Well guess what, the whole thing was rigged! Find out how on this crazy episode of Heist! We’re talking Dodge Vipers, millions of dollars, and one man’s lucky vest. It’s a real wild ride and the most…
Golden Oldies - Episode 1 - Sewer Rats of Nice
Aug 14, 2018 • 44 min
The Sewer Rats of Nice, here is the first ever episode of Heist Podcast. Remastered (as best we could) All about 1976 Société Générale’s Heist. Possibly the best and craziest heist story ever told. Hear where it all started. BRAND NEW EPISODE COMING…
Heist Podcast - Episode 30 - Murf the Surf
Aug 8, 2018 • 40 min
The American Museum of Natural History Jewel Heist is the heist we’re covering this week and it’s a really doozy pulled off by a pair of tricky gentlemen. And as always we cover some spicy heist news and listener mail. HEIST!
Golden Oldies - Episode 2 - Three Doinks From Boston
Aug 6, 2018 • 46 min
ALL NEW EPISODE WEDNESDAY! On this episode Simon and Matt review the biggest art heist in history, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist. As well as go through the latest in heist news.
Golden Oldies - Episode 3 - Trust, Honor and a Road Flare
Jul 30, 2018 • 32 min
On this episode Simon and Matt review the biggest gold heist in history, The Brinks Mat Heist. As well as get into the FBI’s 2017 bandit list.