French gold robbery prepared to perfection

French gold robbery prepared to perfection

World December 13, 2016 10:03

lyon - The spectacular gold robbery that took place Monday at an auction of French motorway A6 in Dardilly, is probably planned long in advance. That might be an employee of the French police know.

Four armed men knevelden two conveyors of CIT company Loomis and fled with seventy kilograms of gold dust. The loot has a market value of 2.5 million euros. Police are still looking for the men. 'It is clear that the team was well organized and the coup had prepared carefully,' a police source let know to French media. The criminals drove up in several cars, drove the bus terminal and shut the employees. Then they crossed the vehicles and vehicle Loomis fire.

The transporters were unharmed; rushed officers could free the pair on time. Michel Tresch, President of Loomis France, is pleased that his men are safe. 'They have managed to keep their composure. '


The robbery caused a great havoc on the road. The police were Monday therefore been engaged in research. Gold is a trace along with the men disappeared. It is suspected that the robbers will remelting their booty in an illegal foundry in gold bars, to flog subsequently abroad. Who is responsible for the theft is unclear.

In 2009 the company was already victim of a spectacular robbery of a security truck. An employee, Toni Musulin, who worked for ten years, drove 11.6 million road. The car was a short time later found empty. The booty was hidden in large part, 9.1 million obsolete soon in Lyon. The culprit was nabbed after eleven days. He received five years for theft and arrived in September 2013 free. He never said where did the remaining 2.5 million.

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