Described as“ lovely and mischievous,” this one-woman crime wave has stolen millions of dollars in jewelry over a career spanning five decades. She's eluded police and broken out of jail more than once. Now 83, Doris Payne's life has become a documentary, soon to be a movie starring Halle Berry. She uses no heist team, blueprints, or fancy equipment, just her own charm and skill.
More on the history and methods of this fascinating and unrepentant character from the annals of crime at the NYPost.