Pre-Holiday Security Tips

Keep the burglars at bay before you get away

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The school holidays aren’t only in full swing at this very moment. In Britain, we are in the midst of the high point of the summer season. It is that time of the year when hotels are at their most expensive due to supply and demand. It is that point where the Advance Purchase train tickets to UK resorts were sold out weeks ago. It is also a good time for burglars, which is why you should secure your home before you set off on your holiday. Continue reading “Pre-Holiday Security Tips”

The Botched £57m Heist of the Century

The story of a record heist with shambolic results

Fitzwilliam Museum: where the £57 million heist finished.
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: where the £57m heist ended.

Fourteen men, including four people associated with the Rathkeale Rovers gang, were convicted of plotting to steal rhino horn and Chinese treasures at Birmingham Crown Court. A number of raids across Europe and South Africa saw the group plunder archaeological treasures. They mainly targeted natural history museums and auction houses. Continue reading “The Botched £57m Heist of the Century”