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The Lufthansa heist was a robbery at John F. Kennedy International Airport on December 11, 1978. An estimated $5 million in cash and $875,000 in jewels were stolen, making it the largest cash robbery ever committed on American soil. This robbery was the subject of two television films, The 10 Million Dollar Getaway and The Big Heist, and is a key plot element in the 1990 film Goodfellas.… Read More

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The first to be murdered, just 7 days after the heist, would be Edwards - shot and killed in his apartment on December 18, 1978 by Tommy DeSimone and Angelo Sepe. … Read More
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