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"Great Train Robber" Ronnie Biggs Dead at 84

Notorious criminal Ronnie Biggs, who played a role in Britain's "Great Train Robbery" of 1963 and escaped jail to spend decades on the run in South America, died Wednesday. He was 84.

Biggs was one of a gang that staged a heist on a night mail train almost exactly 50 years ago and made off with a haul of $4.2 million – equivalent to about $64 million today.

Source: NBC News. Read full article. (link)

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