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A dazzling cache of jewellery that vanishes into thin air. A mystery woman, a cop turned robber, and a flawless crime. It was the greatest unsolved robbery in the mid-west. Masterminds e27: The Jewellery Show Job, 2003
August 1994 Columbus, Ohio: hundreds of jewellery salesman arrived at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the biggest jewellery convention in the mid-west. ibid.
The mysterious lady who had checked in late had completely disappeared. ibid.
They didn’t have the slightest inkling that the mastermind was really one of their own: the legendary ex-chief of Chicago police William Hanhardt. ibid.
With solid connections on both sides of the law the opportunity was too tempting to pass up. Jewellery salesmen became Handhardt’s prey and he called on his old gangsta friends for help. ibid.
Karen [Hanhardt’s wife] testified about the entire gang’s involvement in the Hyatt Regency heist. ibid.