By Daniel Simone,Nick Sacco

ISBN-10: 1541451473

ISBN-13: 9781541451476

ISBN-10: 168177402X

ISBN-13: 9781681774022

ISBN-10: 1681777452

ISBN-13: 9781681777450

The startling and sensational actual tale of the main well-known unsolved heist in American heritage: the robbery of $28 million in jewels from the Pierre Hotel.

New York urban, 1972.

Bobby convenience and Sammy “the Arab” Nalo have been hugely expert jewel thieves who really expert in robbing luxurious ny lodges. (They as soon as robbed Sophia Loren’s suite, relieving the Italian actress of over $1 million in gems.) With the blessing of the Lucchese crime relatives, their subsequent plot particular the luxurious Pierre Hotel—host to kings and queens, presidents and aldermen, and the wealthiest of the wealthy.

Attired in tuxedoes and pushed in a limousine, this band of thieves arrived on the Pierre and with ideal timing, they seized the protection guards and, in systematically choreographed strikes, they rapidly took the evening staff—and numerous unlucky visitors who occurred to be roaming round the lobby—as hostages.

The deposit bins contained in the vault chamber are plundered and, after the intruders have held the Pierre less than siege for nearly hours, the gentlemanly thieves leave of their limousine with a haul of $28 million. yet then concerns start to go to pot. convenience, Nalo, and their companions start to double and triple pass one another—two absconding to Europe with the majority of the booty whereas 3 are murdered via their former associates.

The experts instantly suspect convenience and Nalo of masterminding the Pierre ambush and arrest them, yet those veteran criminals hold their mouths close. to make sure that they don't seem to be prosecuted, the Lucchese kin funnels a $500,000 bribe to the presiding pass judgement on to quash the charges—and to at the present time The Pierre resort caper is still unsolved.

A suspenseful narrative of Mafia intrigue, police corruption, and private betrayal—which concludes with a poignant love affair—this is the genuine tale of the main well-known inn theft in American history.

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