Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category:

Elizabeth Báthory

{ Article added: 06/16/2009 }
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Perhaps the most prolific female serial killer in history, Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian countess who may have killed up to 650 young girls. She was formally accused of 80 murders and was imprisoned in Csejte Castle in the ...Read More »

Marvin Heemeyer

{ Article added: 05/10/2009 }
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In planning for over a year, Marvin Heemeyer modified a bulldozer by fortifying it with one foot thick steel and concrete armor and used his "Killdozer" to go on a rampage in Granby, Colorado on June 4, 2004. He ...Read More »

The boy Jones

{ Article added: 05/08/2009 }
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Edward Jones, better known as "The boy Jones", was a British teenager who made numerous intrusions into Buckingham Palace during the Victorian period. His exploits received a great deal of attention in contemporary press accounts, and even inspired a ...Read More »

Charles Bronson

{ Article added: 04/30/2009 }
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Called "the most violent prisoner in Britain", Charles Bronson is a criminal who has spent all but 121 days since 1974 in over 120 different prisons. He was originally to be held for seven years, but his sentence has ...Read More »

Hells Angels

{ Article added: 04/25/2009 }
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Hells Angels is an organized, outlaw motorcycle group with members spanning the globe. The gang has been in existence since the late 1940s and is classified as one of the "big four" outlaw motorcycle clubs, along with being a ...Read More »

Securitas depot robbery

{ Article added: 04/23/2009 }
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Resulting in the largest cash theft in British history of £53 million ($92.5 million), the Securitas depot robbery took place in February of 2006 in Kent, England. The elaborate operation to rob the Securitas Cash Management Ltd. office began ...Read More »

North Hollywood shootout

{ Article added: 04/15/2009 }
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The North Hollywood shootout took place over 44 minutes on February 28, 1997 in Los Angeles, California after an armed robbery at a branch of the Bank of America. The two men who held up the bank were wearing ...Read More »