One Of The Most Insane Heists In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Rhode Island

It’s no secret that Rhode Island – and in particular Providence – has a bit of a complicated past. It wasn’t too long ago that organized crime played a significant role in the economy and day to day life of Little Rhody. It’s hard to believe that it was just over 40 years ago that one of the most significant heists in history took place right in the Ocean State’s capital.

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