Below is a list of major bank robberies, in order of the amount taken:

1. $900 million in U.S. bills and as much as $100 million worth of euros — Iraq Central Bank, Iraq, March 2003. The thefts took place at the beginning of the U.S. invasion and were blamed on members of Saddam Hussein's family.

2. $70 million — Central Bank in Fortaleza, Brazil. Theft occurred sometime during weekend of Aug. 6-8, 2005.

3. $65 million — Knightsbridge Safe Deposit Center, London, July 12, 1987.

4. $50 million — Northern Bank, Belfast, Ireland; Dec. 20, 2004. Widely blamed on the Irish Republican Army.

5. $43.5 million — Security company cash center at Tonbridge in Kent county, southern England. The Bank of England said on Feb. 22, 2006 the robbery had occurred overnight.

6. $37.5 million in gold — Brinks Mat Ltd., Heathrow Airport, London, Nov. 25, 1983.

7. $30 million — Bank of France, Toulon, France, Dec. 16, 1992.

8. $21.8 million — Brink's Securmark, Rome, March 24, 1984.

9. $20 million to $50 million — British Bank of Middle East, Beirut, Lebanon, Jan. 22, 1976. The theft took place during the Lebanese civil war and was widely blamed on PLO factions.

10. $15 million in certificates of deposit — Bank of Sepah-Iran, London, January 1983.