Back in 1956, Auckland gangsters cut the top off a safe in waterfront offices and walked away with the payroll. Investigative author Scott Bainbridge has written a book on how it happened (file photo).
Scott Bainbridge has heard confessions from 1960s gangsters, pored over old murder files, and had photos handed to him with a warning.
He’s a true crime author, the man whose books inspired the television series The Missing.
His most recent work, The Great NZ Robbery, recounts New Zealand’s biggest heist, which left a wrecked safe and a few scattered notes behind.
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