$15 MILLION in gold and valuables stolen from Toronto Pearson Airport cargo container
· Apr 21, 2023 · NottheBee.com

Aye, this right here is the stuff legends are made from:

(Or at least a solid Hollywood heist film.)

An air cargo container carrying more than $15 million in gold and other valuables disappeared from Toronto's Pearson International Airport Monday, and police are still trying to find out who is behind the high-value heist.

The aircraft was unloaded and cargo was taken to a holding facility early Monday evening, "as per normal procedure," said Stephen Duivesteyn of Peel Regional Police at a Thursday news conference at the airport.

Then, "this high-value container was removed by illegal means from the holding facility," he said.

Police would not say whether security cameras captured the heist, which airline company transported the container or who owns the container.

I'll level with ya: If thieves went to all the trouble of stealing $15 million in gold, I'd hope they were smart enough to disable the security cameras.

This old pirate may have been retired from the game, but I still appreciate the hustle.

"What I can say is that the container contained a high-value shipment, it did contain gold but was not exclusive to gold and contained other items of monetary value," said Duivesteyn, estimating the contents are worth about $15 million ($20 million Canadian dollars).

Officials haven't specified what specifically was in the box or who owns it, but the box was in-between 5 and 6 square feet in size.

That might be a little small for what I'm thinking, but ya never know!

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