Crime: Paradise Lost

Chatting with a neighbor recently, a Melbourne, Australia, carpenter named Terry Cooke confided that he was one digit away from the winning number in a $28,000 lottery. "I don't know whether I'm lucky or unlucky," he said. At the time the remark mystified the neighbor. Last week, after police swarmed into the neighborhood in search of Cooke, he understood. Cooke, actually Ronald Arthur Biggs, 39, was the only man still free of the 15 who halted a Glasgow-to-London Royal Mail train in 1963 and looted it of $7,300,000. Caught and sentenced to...

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