German police have arrested two people and carried out several raids in relation to the theft of a 100-kilogram gold coin from a Berlin museum earlier this year. DW’s Loveday Wright describes how the spectacular heist took place.
Missing for more than a decade, over 100 items believed to have belonged to the late musician were recovered in Berlin. A suspect has been charged in their theft.
Several people have been arrested in Berlin in connection with the spectacular heist in March of a 100-kilo gold coin from a museum in the city. The "Big Maple Leaf" is estimated to be worth several million euros.
A Lebanese organized crime family is said to be behind the spectacular theft of a giant Canadian gold coin - "the Big Maple Leaf" - from a museum in Berlin. But who are the "family R?"
When a 100-kilo, $1 million Canadian coin was stolen from a Berlin museum, the director was weak in the knees. He told DW why he's hopeful the coin will be recovered - and displayed in any condition.
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