Introducing: White Eagle

Introducing: White Eagle

By iHeartPodcasts

Stuff You Should Know

Tuesday, 12 April

Hi, Stuff You Should Know fans! iHeartPodcasts and host M. William Phelps are excited to announce White Eagle. A brand new series that takes place in West Hartford, Connecticut. Home to a warehouse owned by armored truck giant Wells Fargo, a nondescript building housing more than $30 million in cash. On a balmy evening in late September 1983, Victor Gerena — a 25-year-old college dropout and Wells Fargo armored car guard making $4.50 per hour — sets in motion the largest cash heist in history. A thrilling true crime that continues to unravel with every clue. Don't just take our word for it, check out the trailer to decide for yourself!   About White Eagle: West Hartford, Connecticut is home to a warehouse owned by armored truck giant Wells Fargo, a nondescript building housing more than $30 million in cash. On a balmy Monday evening in late September 1983, Victor Gerena — a 25-year-old college dropout and Wells Fargo armored car guard making $4.50 per hour — set in motion the largest cash heist in history.   Over the next three decades, 30 people believed to be involved in the Wells Fargo heist are arrested, killed, assassinated, and/or jailed. That is, except Victor Gerena. Was Victor a criminal mastermind who singlehandedly pulled off the heist? Or was he a political pawn in a Cold War operation? What exactly happened?   Listen and subscribe to White Eagle on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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