By Krill Kurevlev
January 27. 2022
Train robberies have been the stuff of American lore since the Wild West and the dawn of the railroad. It seemed that the image of menacing bandits galloping towards trains in search of easy loot had been consigned to Hollywood Westerns and games like Red Dead Redemption 2, but 21st century crooks are approaching things from a new angle.
Recently, images of thousands of plastic wrappers, cardboard boxes, and packaging strewn on train tracks in Los Angeles have dominated social media in the US.