Ronnie Biggs was involved in Britian's greatest heist, the great train robbery. He went on the run after two years in prison and fled the county as a fugitive. For the next 36 years Ronnie Biggs was exciled in Brazil.
The Great Train Robbery
In 1963 Britain's biggest heist took place netting the receipients £2.4million in cash. Only a tiny percentage of the proceeds were ever recovered.