Friday, January 11, 2019

Trial begins in heist of 100kg Canadian gold coin from German museum

Wayci Remmo,24, his brother Ahmed Remmo, 20, and 22-year-old Wissam Remmo, are accused of stealing the coin from the Bode Museum in March 2017. The fourth suspect, identified as 20-year-old Dennis W., worked as a security guard at the museum.
The Remmos smashed a protective case, lifted the coin out of a museum window before fleeing along a rail track with their haul in a wheelbarrow. They later cut up the coin, valued at about US$5.3 million, and sold the pieces.