The greatest robbery

by Volker Weber

News is out that three guys robbed 282 million US-dollar from a bank in Baghdad. That amount of money could pay for the Iraq war almost from sunrise to sunset on any given summer day.

Update: As Hanno has commented, it may only have been 388 thousand dollars. That is only good for about 90 seconds.


I wonder what's the average amount of cash stored in bank located in a highly volatile crisis region.

Hanno Zulla, 2007-07-12

Have you read this?: (only in german):
363 Tonnen Bargeld

Maik Endler, 2007-07-12

Update: the report was corrected, the robbery was 388 thousand dollars.

Hanno Zulla, 2007-07-12

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