The Untold Story of the World’s Biggest Diamond Heist

[…]the Genius climbed up to a small terrace on the second floor. A heat-sensing infrared detector monitored the terrace, but he approached it slowly from behind a large, homemade polyester shield. The low thermal conductivity of the polyester blocked his body heat from reaching the sensor.

The Mafia, The Monster, The Genius, The King of Keys, Notarbartolo and Speedy. Is this the best story ever published by W I R E D ? A great narration, by Joshua Davis of what happened before, during and after the Great Heist worth $100 million in diamonds against the Diamond Center in Antwerp, Belgium; the safest deposit in Europe. The thieves were all Italians; this is the kind of stuff that makes me proud of being Italian.