In history, we find several astounding cases where banks and vaults have been robbed for unbelievable amounts. We have sifted through countless bank robbery stories to bring you the most famous cases.

The Dunbar Armored robbery

(US$18.9 million)

This was an inside job, masterminded by Allen Pace who worked as a safety inspector for the Dunbar trucking company. In 1997, Allen timed the security cameras so he could easily avoid them. He brought in 5 of his childhood friends to help him rob the vault. They broke in without being filmed and assaulted two guards on their lunch break. They loaded the money in a waiting U-Haul truck and almost got away with it!

The police suspected it was an inside job and checked on Allen but found no evidence. The robbers began to launder the money through property deals and phony businesses. One of the gang members sloppily gave an estate broker friend a stack of money still bound with the original currency straps. This friend called the police and arrested the gang member who later confessed of the crime and named his co-conspirators. Allen Pace was arrested and given 24 years of prison time. Less than $5 million of the stolen money was recovered.

The Brink's-Mat burglary
(£26 million)

This is probably Britain’s most notorious bank heist and has even been described as the ‘crime of the century’. In 1983, security guard Anthony Black led a group of robbers into the Brink’s-Mat warehouse located in London’s Heathrow airport.  Once inside, they poured petrol over the staff and threatened to light them on fire if they did not reveal the combination numbers of the vault. The robbers got access and originally thought they would steal around £3.2 million in cash but, to their surprise, they found 3,000 kilograms of gold bullion and diamonds. At today’s worth, they stole over 88 million pounds of cash, diamonds and gold!

Over the next few several months gang members were arrested but the majority of the gold was not recovered.

The Knightsbridge Security Deposit robbery

(£60 million)

This is considered one of the three biggest bank robberies of all time. It took place in 1987 and was led by Valerio Viccei, an Italian national who had a precedent of 50 armed robberies. He managed to get help from a managing director at Knightsbridge, who was a cocaine user and was heavily in debt.

Two of the robbers entered the bank and requested to rent a safe deposit box. They were lead to the vault, where they drew their handguns. Once the staff was subdued, they hung a sign stating that the bank was temporarily closed whilst letting further accomplices into the bank.  They broke into as many safe boxes as they could and took with them over £60 million pounds at today’s worth.

Forensic investigators found a bloody fingerprint belonging to Valerio Viccei, but he had fled to South America by then. Valerio came back later to England to retrieve his Ferrari which he intended to ship to South America and got arrested in this occasion and sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Now that Cash Bandits has turned into a trilogy, we invite you to revisit the original two slots that started the saga. They were crafted with advanced bonus features, so they still play like state-of-the-art games. 


Cash Bandits (the original)

Here’s a 25-line video slot that never grows old thanks to its two progressive jackpots and the Vault Bonus Feature.

Vault Bonus Feature: You break into the bank and find four vaults, each with a secret code you must decipher. There is a keypad with 10 numbers. You will have 5, 6 or 8 picks from these numbers depending on how many scatter icons you got when triggering the bonus round (3, 4 or 5 scatters respectively). 

From the start you have already earned 5 free spins with a 2x multiplier. As you unlock the vaults, you can add 5, 10, 20 and 50 extra spins to your tally, plus increasing the multiplier by 1, 2, 3 or 4 units. On your lucky day, you could end up with 90 free spins with a 6x multiplier!

Cash Bandits II

Another irresistible 25-line medium-variance video slot that will keep you busy trying to break into the bank and trigger the Vault Bonus Feature. 

The Vault Bonus feature is similar to the original Cash Bandits but here you get a chance to earn up to 190 Free Spins with 17x multiplier!

Additionally you have two local progressive jackpots that can be won at the conclusion of any spin!

We also invite you watch our video and review of Cash Bandits 3

They are back to steal a fortune!
As featured on Sloto Magazine

They are back with a bang! Our new Cash Bandits 3 is an action-packed video slot with sharp 3D graphics and impressive winning symbols!

You will find all the features you love such as wild symbols, progressive jackpots and a bonus feature that grants loads of free games with explosive multipliers.

Here’s what you get when you play our Cash Bandits 3:

Scatter: The ‘Cash Bandits 3’ symbol appears in all reels. Get 3 or more to trigger the Vault Feature below.

Wild
: The ‘robber’ symbol is a grouped wild and substitutes for all symbols except the scatter.

Vault Feature: At the start of the feature you begin with a tally of 5 free games and a 2x multiplier. You will get 5 and 8 selections from a number pad to guess correctly the secret code of 6 vaults. As you unlock the vaults, you will earn more free games and higher multipliers; potentially earning up to 390 free games with a 23x multiplier on winnings!

Progressive Jackpots: There are two local progressive jackpots that can be triggered at random at the conclusion of any spin!

If you are looking to break the bank, play our new Cash Bandits 3 this autumn and see your fortune multiply!

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