Masterminds

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Comprising a rare and exclusive club where the stakes are high and the biggest thrill is pulling off the perfect crime, highly specialized criminals distinguish themselves from the pack. This half-hour documentary reveals the amazing deceptions that criminals—bank robbers, escape artists, impersonators, kidnappers, murderers and sex offenders—use to pull off seemingly impossible crimes.

30 minutes

Comprising a rare and exclusive club where the stakes are high and the biggest thrill is pulling off the perfect crime, highly specialized criminals distinguish themselves from the pack. This half-hour documentary reveals the amazing deceptions that criminals—bank robbers, escape artists, impersonators, kidnappers, murderers and sex offenders—use to pull off seemingly impossible crimes.

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Watch Masterminds Season 4 Episode 8 - The Millennium Diamond

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The attempted theft of a diamond worth £200million, which was being exhibited at the Millennium Dome
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Watch Masterminds Season 1 Episode 1 - The Anthon Forgeries

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s1e1 The Anthon Forgeries
July 16, 2003
Mark Hoffman made a career for himself as one of the most skilled forgers in American history. Forging and altering coins, books, and historical documents, he conned unwary collectors and historians out of thousands. But his life as a counterfeiter reached its greatest heights when he successfully duped the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by selling them phony documents and letters detailing the early Mormon movement. With church officials unaware of their true authenticity, Hoffman became bolder and stepped up his game, earning hundreds of thousands with his false documents. However, when massive debts began to pile up and he couldn't produce his forgeries at a fast enough rate, Hoffman tried to buy time by sending mail bombs to those who threatened to ruin his career, and crossed the line from counterfeiter to murderer...
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A very good re-enactment show of the best (most audacious) scammers, cat burglars and bank robbers in modern history
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