Posts Tagged ‘heist’

Hack reveals 20 movies Sony will release from now through 2017

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Sony has recently been the target of one of the most important hacks in history, at least considering the amount of data that was stolen in the heist. And now, of course, that data is all slowly being published online. The hackers who hit Sony have already leaked a list of unreleased Sony movies, making them available for download, and several other data dumps containing personal details for Sony employees and various celebrities, email exchanges between top Sony execs, and even plans for the future.

FROM EARLIER: Sony hackers may have stolen the newest James Bond script

In addition to scripts for some upcoming projects, including the upcoming James Bond movie, hackers have also found more details about 2016 and 2017 movies, with Business Insider listing some of them, as found in the leaked inbox of Sony Pictures cochair Amy Pascal.

The company plans several interesting titles for the following years, including Uncharted, Ghostbusters, Angry Birds — the full list follows below, as listed by the publication:

2016

Uncharted [The popular Naughty Dog video game adaptation.

Sinister [most likely referring to “Spider-Man” spin-off “Sinister Six”

Ghostbusters (or 2017)

Angry Birds [set for July 1 release

Mib/jump street (2017) [crossover movie between “Men in Black” and “Jump Street”

Greyman [based on Mark Greaney’s novel “The Gray Man”

Winters knight

Fifth wave (adaptation of Rick Yancey book “The 5th Wave”)

Inferno (adaptation of Dan Brown’s most recent book in “The Da Vinci Code” series)

Billy Lynn (adaption of Ben Fountain’s novel “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”)

Baby driver (movie Edgar Wright is working on)

Little woman (remake)
2017

Cleopatra (potential Angelina Jolie movie)

SPIDER (not clear whether this is a spin-off or new movie all together)

DJANGO zorro

Bond

Ghostbusters

Jump street

Monkeys (unclear what this is)

Girl team up (unclear what this is)

Source: BGR

Gangsta Rapper Cool C Set To Be Executed By Lethal Injection For Murder Of Philly Cop

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Rapper Cool C, who tried to live up to his “Glamorous Life” single by robbing a Philadelphia bank and gunning down a cop, had his death warrant signed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett.

Christopher Roney, aka Cool C, was convicted of first-degree murder after shooting Philadelphia Police Officer Lauretha Vaird, 43, a nine-year veteran who responded to a 1996 heist at PNC Bank on Rising Sun Ave.

Corbett announced he signed the warrant Friday and Roney, 44, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Jan. 8 at the State Correctional Institution-Greene.

Vaird, a single mother of two, was shot in the abdomen as Roney, Ernest Canty and Warren McGlone tried to rob the bank as it opened at 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 2, 1996.

His mother testified that she was making Roney breakfast at home when the robbery took place, but the conviction was upheld on appeal in 2005, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

Police officers weep at the casket of slain policewoman Lauretha Vaird in north Philadelphia. Vaird was shot and killed in the line of duty when she responded to a bank robbery on Jan. 2, 1996.
Cool C, who released two albums, “I Gotta Habit” and “Life in the Ghetto,” was known for his gold chains, aviator sunglasses and hundred dollar bills.

His last release, “Countin’ Endless Bank,” was part of the group C.E.B., a 1993 collaboration with McGlone, aka Steady B.

McGlone and Canty are serving life in prison.

Best Buy employees arrested after allegedly trying to steal 2,000 iPads

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

A plot to rob a shipment of Apple’s newest iPad from a Best Buy store by employees was foiled when a deputy intercepted their plans.

Orange County sheriff’s office says 24-year-old Jasmin Roman and 26-year-old Juan Carlos Ortiz Valez bought guns, handcuffs, black clothes and other items to rob the Best Buy store near Orlando’s Florida Mall early on Thursday – the day before the official release of the new iPad.

The plot was foiled by a deputy patrolling the area in an unmarked vehicle.
Jasmin Roman: A pair of would-be robbers came fully armed with handcuffs, guns and masks, all for a million-dollar iPad heist.
The new Apple iPad was set to go on sale at the Best Buy store near Florida Mall on Friday, but the pair had different plans.

Sgt Robbie Zeller became suspicious after spotting a U-Haul truck and called for backup.

Roman, a Best Buy employee, was arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit kidnapping with a gun.

Valez, a former store employee, was arrested on a count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping with a gun.

Sgt Zeller told WFTV.com: ‘I got to the back of Best Buy. The van was sitting in the middle of Morning Drive with its brake lights on … very suspicious.’

Detective Geoff Fahringer said of the planned million dollar heist: ‘They watched too many movies. To come out and see this this morning was a like a practical joke or April Fools.’

The pair had allegedly planned to hold the manager up at gunpoint, tie the other employees up and steal $1.3million worth of Apple merchandise.

Neither suspect has a criminal history.

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Only $275,000 recovered from 3.2 million dollar heist

Friday, March 9th, 2012

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities have recovered about $275,000 left behind by an armored car guard accused of killing his partner in Pittsburgh and absconding with $2.3 million 10 days ago.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that police on Wednesday found about $250,000 stashed under a car at the Dravosburg home Kenneth Konias shared with his parents. That was a day after $24,000 was found at the gravesite of his grandmother.

Konias is wanted in the February 28, 2012 killing of his partner, 31-year-old Michael Haines. Haines was found fatally shot in the back of their Garda Cash Logistics truck as it was parked under a bridge.

Police have said they believe Konias is still in the country.

According to court documents, Konias called friends and family after the shooting and admitted the killing.

Mental giant bank robber brags about crimes on Facebook – & gets caught

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

#Brilliant Bank Robber?

Jesse Hippolite, 24, posted ‘I Gotta Get that $$$$$ Man!!!!’ on the social networking site just 45 minutes before he terrorised a Chase branch in Brooklyn, New York, last July.

The dopey delinquent also wrote ‘crime pays my bills’ and ‘I wanna promote a heist… who wid it?’ – as well as appearing in three photographs where he posed with wads of $100 bills.

And he ranted: ‘What If We All Got Fed Up With This Recession And Started Running Inside Every F****** Bank To Give Us The Money That Belong To Us???’