Insane highway heist netted $590,000 in iPhones and lifelong fame

Highway iPhone robbery in Romania

Police have arrested a group of Romanian stunt thieves/up-and-coming Oceans scriptwriters in a hideout in the Netherlands. Dutch police found $590,000 worth of iPhones that they claim were stolen off the back of a moving truck while it was going down a highway.

The iPhone robbery wasn't a one-off, either. Stealing products from the back of a vehicle in motion is popular enough that it's known as the "Romanian method," and the gang arrested by Dutch police was responsible for 17 heists all by itself.

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