The Brinks Robbery

The Crime

On January 17, 1950, a group of five-seven men partook in a planned robbery of the Brinks building in Boston, Massachusetts. Resulting in a steal of about $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities. Fortunately, they were caught by policemen, and punished for their crime.

Mystery to be Solved

How was the crime planned out and executed? How were the suspects found?


The Brinks corporation and anyone affiliated with its economic/financial ties.


Initially- a man in New Jersey, the Purple Gang, Anthony Pino


Anthony Pino's alibi was TOO good--raised suspicions.

Finding of part of the loot in a home


An outside third-person perspective

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