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Either this man is really good at doing crimes or Iceland is really bad at security. Authorities say a man who is suspected of being the mastermind behind the theft of $3 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment has escaped the Icelandic prison where he was being held. What's more, he allegedly hopped a flight on the same plane as the Icelandic Prime Minister.

Police are searching for the thief, or thieves, who stole a meteorite from the Science Museum of Virginia last week. In most circumstances, a science museum heist to steal celestial space dust would sound like a plot for the forthcoming Avengers: Infinity War or even Ocean's Eight. This is not one of those circumstances: Museum officials in Richmond, Virginia, say the stolen meteorite is worth only about $US1500 ($1950).

In 2007, Cananda unveiled an enormous, 100kg gold coin with a face value of one million Canadian dollars and a metal value of around five million of the same (or about $5.1 million Australian). Then, somebody stole it. On Wednesday, German police arrested two people they believe to have been involved in the heist.