From piracy on the high seas to the recent Securitas depot robbery in Kent, Britain has a long and inglorious tradition of armed robbery as a way of life. In this uniquely compelling history, reformed career criminal Terry Smith brings the benefit of hard-won wisdom to his analysis of all the major cases. Casting a sharp eye over both the dangerously devil-may-care ablaggera and the more organised professional avillaina, he brings an insideras point of view to the most high-profile armed robberies of the past 50 years. Each chapter has a full and comprehensive account of the robbery in the words of those who participated in it (including some exclusive interview material), the media, police and court records a starting from the initial spark through to the planning, organisation and execution of the crime, and how it came to be solved by law enforcement.The yellow Ford Transit was as hot as mustard, but that would be chopped up for scrap metal in the coming days. ... garage in Waltham Abbey from a fellow called John Horsley, who ran a car repair business called Alpine Motors in Dalston.
|Title||:||Blaggers Inc - Britain's Biggest Armed Robberies|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2012-04-19|