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Three 17th-century Swedish royal treasures — the crowns of Karl IX and Kristina (upper left and right) and an orb (center) — were stolen on Tuesday in the daring daytime heist. Courtesy of the Swedish police hide caption

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Pappy Van Winkle bourbons at Bourbons Bistro in Louisville, Ky. The spirit was pricey even before a heist at the distillery. Noah Adams/for NPR hide caption

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At Last: Kentucky Authorities Bust Ring Behind Great Bourbon Heist

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Underneath this truck bed's cover is a homemade rig of tubes and a welded-together 250-gallon tank. These thieves were making runs between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Daniel Hajek/NPR hide caption

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Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The Truckload

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Target Co. estimates that at least 70 million individuals may have had information including their "names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses" stolen in a recent data breach. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Security Experts Say Data Thieves Are Getting Harder To Fight

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