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Thief Pulls Off Heist Worth $750,000 Via An Air Antilles Bathroom

03/04/2011 11:39 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A crafty thief on a Caribbean flight walked away with almost a quarter-million dollars after sneaking into a cargo hold loaded with cash through an airplane bathroom.

A Brink's security employee placed three sacks of cash containing a total of 1.2 million euros (1.68 million U.S. dollars) in the cargo hold of the Air Antilles plane before it headed from the French island of Guadeloupe to the Franco-Dutch island of Saint Martin, police told the Agence France-Presse yesterday.

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