Authorities in New York on Wednesday investigated the possible heist of $300,000 that was expected to be delivered on a flight from New york city’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Florida, according to a report.
2 law enforcement authorities told WNBC that the missing $300,000 was expected to get to the airport as part of a bigger delivery from an armored car company. Authorities stated it is prematurely to identify if $300,000 in cash was removed from the delivery prior to it reached the airport or if that quantity was gotten at the airport after the shipment was made.
The Port Authority of New York City and New Jersey Police Department and the FBI are investigating the possible heist, a police spokeswoman informed the station
In 1978, masked guys infamously robbed a Lufthansa Airlines cargo building at JFK and made out with $5 million in cash and almost $1 million worth of precious jewelry in one of the best break-ins in American history, according to History.com.
The criminal offense was later linked to the Lucchese criminal offense household, who had aid from someone on the inside– a cargo employee acquainted with large money deliveries entering into the airport on domestic and international flights left vulnerable to burglary while they sat waiting to be delivered to banks. Authorities frequently assist screen and escort large money shipments being available in and out of JFK, according to the station.
In 2003, masked shooter hijacked an armored lorry at the airport with more than $2 million inside, WNBC reported.