In Brazil prevented the largest-ever Bank robbery

In Brazil prevented the largest-ever Bank robbery

In Brazil, the police detained group of malefactors who tried to commit the biggest Heist in the history of the country. As informs television channel Globo citing police data, the perpetrators dug a tunnel into the Bank vault, where it was 1 billion Brazilian reais ($314 million).

The length of the tunnel amounted to more than 500 m. In its construction the robbers spent 4 million Brazilian reais ($1.26 million). It led to protected storage Banco do Brasil in Sao Paulo, where the money was kept. According to the police, in case of success, this could be the biggest Bank robbery in history.

Polícia de São Paulo encontra túnel que levaria a um cofre do Banco do Brasil; 16 pessoas foram between Presas:

— GloboNews (@GloboNews) on 3 October 2017.
During the download an error has occurred.In the preparation of the robbery was attended by 16 people. Each of them gave $63 thousand for the implementation of the plan.

The bandits acquired the use of a house in the South of são Paulo, where he started to build the tunnel. From the surface of the earth tunnel was separated by 2 m, its height was 1.5 m. the Passage was lighted with electricity, and to strengthen the walls have been steel and wooden beams. In order to avoid noise, all the work the men spent manually. The locals did not notice anything suspicious, although the work took several months.

Túnel de quadrilha rachaduras causou em sala de cofre do Banco do Brasil em SP, capa #pedrogiovany

— Pedro Giovany & PGX (@PedroGiovany) on 3 October 2017.
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As noted by Globo, the robbers almost got the job done. They came so close to the store, there on the floor cracks. Quit the burglars had planned on Thursday, 5 October. However, on the night of October 2, police discovered an underground tunnel.