The Notorious $200,000 Toy Heist That Sent Shockwaves Through The Star Wars Universe

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Image: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
Image: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
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Zach Tann had spent years collecting Star Wars memorabilia. And in February 2017 the fan received a message that seemingly brought with it the potential to take his hobby to the next level. But the $20,000 figurine on offer apparently had dubious origins. In fact, it seemed that the piece had been stolen as part of a $200,000 heist – one that sent shockwaves through the franchise’s toy-collecting community.

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