In what can only be described as an Oceans 11-type heist, criminals at Australia’s Crown Casino in Melbourne were somehow able to orchestrate a plot to steal 32 million dollars.
And how did they do it? They tapped into the casinos cameras.
At this point, no one knows who the criminals are, how many of them there are, or where they have since escaped to. But here’s what happened.
At casinos, cameras can zoom in and out to monitor the floor and see if anyone is acting in a disorderly way, or may be trying to steal money or count cards. Somehow, the criminals were able to hack into that camera system.
Using the camera to spy on people’s cards, the person controlling the cameras then likely feed the newly acquired information into a man or woman on the floor in the casino, who was sitting at one of the card tables.
Likely via an ear piece, the man or woman then was able to play the game better and win, having the knowledge of what cards his competitors were holding.
According to geek.com, the VIP services manager has since been fired after this bizarre Oceans 11-like heist. It’s not yet known whether the VIP services manager was in on the plot or a completely innocent victim.
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