The Frenchman, who admitted in the book in the “robbery of the century”, was brought before the court
74-year-old Frenchman Jacques Cassandri told in the book about how in 1976 he organized the largest Bank robbery, appeared in court 42 years after the crime.
Cassandra well known to French police. In the early 1970s, he was tried in connection with the case of liquidation of a large group involved in the heroin trade, in 1994 for organization of prostitution.
However, before the release of his book “the Truth about the robbery in nice” name Cassandri not connected with the legendary Bank robbery that occurred in 1976.
The organizer always believed another man, albert Spaggiari.
Book Cassandra written under the pen name “Amigo”, was released in 2010. The author admits to her that he was tired of “living in the shadows” Spadari, and says that the robbery was organized by himself.
Due to the fame Cassandre in the criminal underworld of Marseilles, the investigators quickly realized who hides in the name “Amigo”. Home Cassandre conducted searches on the hard drive of his computer found the manuscript. Children Cassandra during interrogation said that their father often boasted that the plan and the idea of the robbery came up with it.
The Statute of limitations “robbery of the century” ended in 2010, but in 2011 Cassandra was still detained on charges of laundering stolen money. Lawyers Cassandra insist that his novel cannot be used as evidence in court.