$11.7 million heist biggest in Paraguay’s history

The gang that blasted into an armored company's vault this week got away with $11.72 million in cash — the biggest heist in Paraguay's history, prosecutors said on Thursday About 50 attackers armed with assault rifles used explosives to open the vault of the Prosegur company early Monday in the border city of Ciudad del Este. The robbers also torched about 20 cars before they escaped to Brazil. One police officer was killed and four civilians were injured. Brazilian gangs are suspected of ...