The robbers succeeded in stealing over £2.6 million in cash. Worth £50million today, the vast majority of the money was never recovered.

Despite a reward of $10 million, and extensive investigations by the FBI, none of the works have ever been recovered and nobody has ever been arrested for the robbery.

‘Murf the Surf’ and two accomplices committed the biggest jewel heist in New York’s history when they stole priceless gems from the American Museum of Natural History.