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Goodfellas 2?

Federal agents yesterday made an arrest in the 1978 New York airport heist made famous in the hit filmGoodfellas. More than three decades after thieves stole $5 million in cash—worth $17.9 million today—and $1 million in jewelry from a Lufthansa cargo building at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a reputed member of theBonanno crime family was taken into custody for the crime. Investigators got a lead in the decades-cold case when they uncovered human remains on the property of the suspected mastermind of the heist, late mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke. It was the largest cash robbery ever committed in the US until that time. More… Discuss


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