Julie Bindel Julie Bindel

It’s time female fraudsters received their due

Women’s skills as pickpockets, bank robbers and jewel smugglers have been overlooked for too long, says Caitlin Davies

Zoe Progl once stole £250,000-worth of furs in a single heist. She escaped from Holloway in 1960 by climbing a wall with a rope ladder. [Alamy]

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