This is by far my favorite book about bank robbery, and this one is about a whole hell of a lot of bank robbery. This book inspired Entry-Level, and is why I wrote about the topic of bank robbery in the first place.
It’s the true-life account of Attila Ambrus, a Transylvania born, failed hockey playing, stable boy drunk, whom also happened to be the most notorious bank robber in post-soviet Hungary in the early 90’s.
Apparently Johnny Depp has purchased the film rights, according to the book’s website. Very much looking forward to this film.
Where the Money Is
This book served as a starting point for most of the technical knowledge I needed as a bank robbery researcher. This book covers 20 plus years of a former investigators career as he chases everything from violent stick-up thugs, to cunning and meticulous tunnelers.
By jumping off point, I mean that this book gives you the need to know, and the inside facts on a particular robbery or gang. It was a great way to browse the greatest hits and decide what to dig into further.
Fric Frac: The Great Riviera Bank Robbery
A little bit of an investment, Fric Frac, only focuses on one robbery and is a little hard to find. However, if you’re interested in learning about one of the greatest tunnel job robberies in the history of the craft, then this is your book. The Riviera robbery is very similar to
Bob Casella is the author of Entry-Level, a fictional comedy about a failed bank heist. He read the books above to research his own.