2003 - 2010, Crime, Other
True crime stories.

Episode Guide

  • Masterminds - The Transylvania Job (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Transylvania Job

    Thieves steal more than $5 million worth of sketches and books from the University of Transylvania's rare book collection.

  • Masterminds - Mission Impossible Burglar (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Mission Impossible Burglar

    During the 1990's Steven Krueger broke into dozens of electronics stores and boosted millions of dollars of merchandise.

  • Masterminds - It Takes a Theif (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    It Takes a Theif

    Paul Mathieson country breaking into safes and stealing over ten million dollars in cash, jewels and gold.

  • Masterminds - The Graduate (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Graduate

    In July 1994, master thief James P. Quinn makes off with over $1.6 million in jewelry from the Headley-Whitney museum in Lexington, Ky.

  • Masterminds - Money Maker (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Money Maker

    A counterfeiting operation puts more than $20 million worth of fake money into the Canadian economy.

  • Masterminds - Foul Ball (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Foul Ball

    For five years a man and his associates flooded the sports memorabilia market with counterfeit merchandise.

  • Masterminds - The Invisible Man (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Invisible Man

    Stephen Blumberg who stole the most valuable books all over America.

  • Masterminds - The Highway Bandit (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Highway Bandit

    Follow the case of a suburban family man with a double life as a high hitting robber. David Brankle pulled off 50 heists, worth millions, but always got home for supper.

  • Masterminds - Motorcycle Bandit (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Motorcycle Bandit

    Motorcycle bandit Roni Leibovitz.

  • Masterminds - The Copycat Millions A.K.A The Art of Double Dealing (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    The Copycat Millions A.K.A The Art of Double Dealing

    Ely Sakhai a New York art dealer who sold multiple forged copies of famous painters' works.

  • Masterminds - The Great Escape (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Great Escape

    An escapee from a maximum security prison secretly builds a fully functional apartment hidden within a Circuit City store.

  • Masterminds - Fashion Crime (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Fashion Crime

    Clothing wholesaler Peter Cassese.

  • Masterminds - Safe Landing (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Safe Landing

    Jewelry store thieves use high-tech gadgets to sidestep electronic security systems and crack open armor-plated safes.

  • Masterminds - The Berlin Heist (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Berlin Heist

    A tunnel allows a thief to steal millions of dollars in cash and jewelry from a bank.

  • Masterminds - Money Bags (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Money Bags

    Auto-parts theft ring.

  • Masterminds - Cleaning House (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Cleaning House

    Carrie Lee Jenkins and her team masqueraded as maids to rob people.

  • Masterminds - The Social Register Gang (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Social Register Gang

    Raymond Flynn used simple tactics to steal art and jewelry from rich homes.

  • Masterminds - Halloween Heist (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Halloween Heist

    Criminals manage to steal cash and lock guests inside a vault at a bank's Halloween party; an assortment of odd tools assist with bank robberies.

  • Masterminds - Stealing Vegas (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Stealing Vegas

    A crook devises several ways to unload a slot machine quickly.

  • Masterminds - The Air Cargo Millions (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Air Cargo Millions

    An air-freight delivery driver runs a multimillion-dollar air-cargo theft operation with connections around the globe.

  • Masterminds - Making Millions (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Making Millions

    In a case of greed over family love, a 21 year old man is suspected of hiring a hitman to hill his parents and sister in order to gain control of his inheritance.

  • Masterminds - The Phantom Bandit (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Phantom Bandit

    Gilber Galvan, a master of disguise, robbed over a hundred banks across Canada without leaving a clue as to his true identity.

  • Masterminds - The ConRail Boyz (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    The ConRail Boyz

    A train-robbery gang uses high-tech equipment.

  • Masterminds - Hot Wheels (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Hot Wheels

    Police and FBI agents trail the mastermind behind a car-theft ring.

  • Masterminds - Leader of the Pack (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Leader of the Pack

    Aaron Rogers recruited childhood friends to help rob credit unions.

  • Masterminds - The Jacksonville Heist (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Jacksonville Heist

    An armored car driver steal 19 million dollars from a cash depot.

  • Masterminds - The Brinks Matt Robbery (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The Brinks Matt Robbery

    A bank heist.

  • Masterminds - The Stander Gang (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Stander Gang

    A police officer spends his weekends robbing banks.

  • Masterminds - The Superthief (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Superthief

    Jack "Superthief" MacLean allegedly broke into an estimated 2,000 homes across the United States and stole $133 million in jewels and cash.

  • Masterminds - The Disappearing Man (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Disappearing Man

    A bank clerk steals over a million dollars from the bank he works at and leaves his wife and the state.

  • Masterminds - The Memorial Day Heist (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Memorial Day Heist

    Police officer Jerry Clemente was the mastermind behind a bank heist.

  • Masterminds - Air America (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Air America

    Cocaine smuggling.

  • Masterminds - The Jewelry Show Job (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Jewelry Show Job

    How a gang wearing Halloween masks and overalls committed the biggest jewel heist in Kansas City's history.

  • Masterminds - Slot Machine Genius (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Slot Machine Genius

    Las Vegas falls victim to one of the biggest gambling thefts in history.

  • Masterminds - Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief

    A prolific cat-burglar reveals how he scaled high-rises and made off with diamonds and jewelry.

  • Masterminds - Stealing History (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Stealing History

    Jonathon Tokeley-Parry illegally retrieved more than two thousand Egyptian artifacts and sold them around the world.

  • Masterminds - Crazy Eddie (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Crazy Eddie

    An electronics dealer bilks suppliers, employees and government officials of millions of dollars.

  • Masterminds - The Millennium Diamond (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Millennium Diamond

    A jewelry heist.

  • Masterminds - The Silver Bandit (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Silver Bandit

    A perfectionistic thief removes victims' silver spoon sets.

  • Masterminds - The Kansas City Diamond Heist (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Kansas City Diamond Heist

    A gang wearing Halloween masks and overalls steals millions of dollars' worth of jewels.

  • Masterminds - The Dublin Job (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Dublin Job

    An art heist.

  • Masterminds - James Bond Gang (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    James Bond Gang

    New York gang evades capture for two years while robbing mansions using a customized BMW with hidden compartments and an oil sprayer.

  • Masterminds - The Friday Night Robber (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Friday Night Robber

    Striking just as bank tellers were getting ready for the weekend, "The Friday Night Robber" eluded authorities for five years.

  • Masterminds - The Bandit Queen (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Bandit Queen

    Judy Amar masterminded over 500 heists in Florida and eluded the police by her many disguises.

  • Masterminds - Fool's Gold (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Fool's Gold

    Trying to determine if a suspect pulled off the world's greatest gold mine hoax.

  • Masterminds - The Dinner Set Gang (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Dinner Set Gang

    Amil Dinsio makes away with millions in thirty successful robberies.

  • Masterminds - The Riviera Job (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Riviera Job

    A man robs the bank of choice for high society on the French Riviera.

  • Masterminds - The King of Car Thieves (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The King of Car Thieves

    Balwinder "Bill" Dhaliwal's car theft ring.

  • Masterminds - The Stopwatch Heist (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Stopwatch Heist

    Paddy Mitchell and his crew mastermind more than 140 bank heists.

  • Masterminds - A Day at the Races (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    A Day at the Races

    Computer whiz Chris Ham hacks his way into winning more than three million dollars in the Breeders Cup horse race.

  • Masterminds - Harn (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    Greed helps investigators nail three fraternity brothers who used computer trickery to scam millions from bogus horse racing bets.

  • Masterminds - William Smarto (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    William Smarto

    A hairdresser steals over a million dollars in cash and jewelry from a bank.

  • Masterminds - Perfect Score (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Perfect Score

    A hairdresser steals over a million dollars in cash and jewelry from a bank.

  • Masterminds - The Hotel Pierre Heist (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Hotel Pierre Heist

    Five men robbed New York's lavish Pierre Hotel on New Year's Eve in 1972, making off with $10 million in gems and cash.

  • Masterminds - The Forger's Art (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Forger's Art

    John Drewe cons a struggling art teacher into painting reproductions which he passed off as authentic masterpieces.

  • Masterminds - A Smuggler Supreme (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Smuggler Supreme

    In the 1980's Brian O'Dea smuggled drugs from Southeast Asia into the U.S. using mobile home fishing fleets to transport the cargo.

  • Masterminds - The Laguna Niguel Heist (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Laguna Niguel Heist

    Amil Dinsio makes away with millions as part of the single most profitable bank vault heist.

  • Masterminds - Imposters: Double Crossed (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Imposters: Double Crossed

    Identity theft.

  • Masterminds - Imposters: Bad Medicine (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Imposters: Bad Medicine

    Dr. Gerald Barnes ran a top Los Angeles clinic and volunteered on medical missions, though he never actually went to medical school, despite a wall covered with certificates.

  • Masterminds - Man Called "Hollywood" (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Man Called "Hollywood"

    A gang of bank robbers with the man behind the heist Hollywood leaves very few clues for the police to track him down.

  • Masterminds - The Knightsbridge Heist (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Knightsbridge Heist

    Britain's largest heist in history netted the culprit $90 million in jewels, cash and drugs.

  • Masterminds - The Dunbar Heist (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Dunbar Heist

    Mark Hoffman fabricates more than 600 American historical documents.

  • Masterminds - The Anthon Forgeries (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Anthon Forgeries

    A man claims to have found an antique bible containing an important Mormon document.