The 2019 Dresden heist occurred in the Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) museum in Dresden, Saxony, Germany, on 25 November 2019. Three out of ten sets of jewelry were stolen.
2019 Dresden heist
|Native name|| Grünes Gewölbe|
|Date||25 November 2019|
|Venue||The Green Vault Museum|
|Suspects||Two unidentified individuals, of Lebanese descent (members of Arab clan)|
The stolen items include diamond-laden breast star of the Polish Order of the White Eagle, a hat clasp with a 16-carat diamond, a diamond epaulet and a diamond-studded hilt containing nine large and 770 smaller diamonds, along with a matching scabbard.
It is the largest such theft since World War II.