Valerio Viccei was the mastermind behind the biggest robbery in history when he got away with over 60 million from the Knightsbridge Safe Deposit Centre. But, after his spell in Parkhurst was up, he returned to his native Italy where there was a price on his head. These are his memoirs, written before he was killed.
An Italian cop lies writhing on the ground, the bullets from a Magnum 357 searing into his stomach. Nearby, the owner of the Magnum lies dead, ripped almost in half in the Italian countryside. A well-known Mafia face is spotted at the scene. So ended the life of millionaire gunman Valerio Viccei, a man who lived by the gun and, eventually, died by the gun...Young, brilliant, smooth-talking, glamorous: Valerio had it all. He hit headlines across the world when he got away with [pound]60 million from the Knightsbridge Safe Deposit Centre. It was the biggest robbery in history. It seemed like the perfect crime: all the losers appeared to be hugely wealthy; no one was hurt and many ordinary people marvelled at the daring and nerve of the raiders. Valerio has been labelled a criminal genius, a super-stud and a ruthless gunman. Before he died, he wrote his fascinating memoir. This, in his own words, is the final truth about one of the most talked-about villains of all time.
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Valerio Viccei is the world-famous criminal mastermind behind the Knightsbridge robbery - the most audacious crime of its type. After spending a spell in Parkhurst, he was returned to his native Italy where his fast lifestyle and shady past meant he was not allowed to stay alive for long...
Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun by Valerio Viccei
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