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Jeff Diamant
, Heist: The Oddball Crew Behind the $17 Million Loomis Fargo Theft

Aug 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Jeff Diamant celebrates the re-release of his book Heist, a look at how a Loomis Fargo guard stole $17 million dollars, dodged the FBI, escaped to Mexico, and avoided the threat of his less than friendly accomplices.

About Heist:



One night in a small North Carolina town, a down-on-his-luck guard at Loomis Fargo manages to steal $17 million-literally more than one ton of cash. Despite being caught on camera wheeling the money from the vault to the getaway van, David Ghantt makes off to Mexico before the FBI can blink.

There’s just one hitch: Ghantt has entrusted the money to an oddball crew of accomplices who had wooed him into committing this massive theft in the first place-and who, he soon learns, are trying to take him out. Now one of the most wanted men in America with the FBI hot on his heels, Ghantt must figure out how to get his money, get away from a hit man, and get even.

In this outrageously entertaining book, Jeff Diamant, the Charlotte Observer’s lead reporter on the case, offers the definitive inside account of this astonishing true story that has captivated American audiences on the news and now on the big screen in the major motion picture, Masterminds.

Details

Date:
Aug 7, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.bookcourt.com/events/jeff-diamant

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