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Top 10 Largest Bank Robberies in Modern History    

#8. British Bank of The Middle East's Robbery
Beirut, Lebanon - 1976
Stolen: $20-50 million



In the heat of Lebanon's civil war, a group associated with the Palestinian Liberation Organization blasted through the bank's walls through a church next door and hired a crack team of locksmiths to bust open the vault. Once finished, they reportedly walked away with up to $50 million worth of gold, cash, stocks, and jewels.

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