The robbers, some dressed as policemen and most wearing prosthetic disguises, snatched the record haul after getting past tight security by kidnapping the depot's manager, his wife and son at gunpoint.
They were also helped by an "inside man", who not only provided details of the building's interior layout and security protocols, but also secretly filmed it using a tiny camera hidden on his belt.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Gang convicted for UK's largest robbery
Yahoo News has an article about the verdicts for the gang that committed the UK's largest robbery. The men stole 53 million pounds from an armoured car depot in February 2006 but were soon arrested.