The Secrets of the World’s Greatest Jailbreak Artist

“The idea is to create a sense of shock so profound that those in charge ‘won’t understand anything about the ‘movie’ they’re in’.” Rédoine Faïd’s plan to escape from a maximum-security prison was so absurd that everyone could only stare in awe; the guards were so sure that no helicopters could land on the prison’s kevlar wire-covered premises, but Faïd’s accomplices managed to find a midcentury chopper small enough to squeeze through the open courtyard and whisk the criminal away. Read full article here


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