"World's biggest diamond heist"

The upcoming issue of Wired magazine for April 2009 tells the story of a massive diamond robbery in Antwerp, Belgium. Security technologists, security directors, security integrators: You need to spend the time reading this Wired story (full text of the story is online here) to understand the criminal mindset.

Some of the highlights of this story include details on how the criminals spotted some security lapses at the Diamond Center, how they foiled some heat/motion sensors, how they used "familiarity" and "confidence" to do their own surveillance of the center.