Police have revealed some of the items stolen during monday s heist at dresden s green vault in germany. The green vault theft.
Berlin german police said tuesday that they had three suspects in custody almost a year after what may have been the biggest jewel heist in.
Germany jewelry heist. The burglars made off with artifacts medals and jewelry from the museum dedicated to east germany s infamous secret police. Philip oltermann in berlin. A year after priceless 18th century jewelry sets were stolen from dresden s grünes gewölbe museum here s a look back.
Germany three detained in raids over spectacular 1bn german jewel heist large scale raids link last year s green vault robbery to giant gold coin theft in 2017. The daring robbery took place after there was a fire at an electrical distribution point that knocked out the alarm and left the area in darkness. The 1 1 billion in jewelry stolen in a brazen heist at the dresden green vault in germany earlier this week was not insured and could be a total loss for the museum reports said.
Surveillance video shows the thieves who pulled off monday s shocking dresden green vault jewelry heist swinging an ax at a glass case filled with priceless 18th century diamonds. Arrests made in dresden museum jewel heist 01 50. They include a sword a string of pearls and collection of priceless 18th century jewels.
Grünes gewölbe in dresden saxony germany one of the oldest museums in europe founded in 1723 by augustus ii the strong elector of saxony and king of poland at the time of the heist it displayed about 4 000 items of jewellery and other treasures which were decorated with gold silver ivory pearl and other precious metals and stones. The heist came just days after a similar incident at dresden s green vault. The well planned green vault heist.
Two thieves entered the museum by cutting through a fence and breaking a rear corner window. Art experts warn that a hoard of royal jewelry taken during a daring heist at one of germany s most famous museums could disappear forever with the pieces being broken up and their gemstones. The burglary took place at the green vault german.
Arts germany s heist that shocked the museum world. They then smashed a specially built cabinet in the jewel room of the green vault to get at the precious items.