The Mystery Encyclopedia


$28 Million Stolen from Antwerp Bank

A man stole $28 million worth of diamonds from an Antwerp bank where he had been a trusted customer for a year using a stolen Argentine passport, officials said Monday

Geezer Bandit

The ‘Geezer Bandit,’ so named because he appears to be a man in his late 60s or 70s, is believed to have robbed 16 banks in California, most recently in December 2011.

Theft of Renoir in 2011

On Sept. 8, 2011, Madeleine Leaning on Her Elbow with Flowers in Her Hair by Pierre Auguste Renoir was stolen