What is another word for heist?

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[ hˈa͡ɪst], [ hˈa‍ɪst], [ h_ˈaɪ_s_t]

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The word "heist" has been used in a variety of ways over the years. Originally, it referred to a robbery where the robbers made off with what they wanted, without having to kill or injure anyone. Over time, the definition broadened to include any criminal activity where the goal is to take something without putting anyone in danger.

One of the most famous heists was the 1969 robbery of the Security National Bank in Washington, D.C. The robbers, dressed all in black and carrying machine guns, took off with $2.5 million. They only made it about a block before getting caught.

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