A caper? A caper is a crime. In particular, a caper is a crime story that is so interesting that they made a movie or TV show about it. “Caper” in common parlance over the past four decades or so is only used to describe a crime that is somehow flamboyant.
So, here is a headline from Politico. It is currently featured at the default page on Google News:
“Giuliani and associate give conflicting accounts on origins of Ukrainian caper”