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Case Ref : 20150405, Hatton Garden burglary
The Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary occurred in April 2015, when an underground safe deposit facility in Hatton Garden, London, owned by Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd. (managed by members of Bavishi, Shah and Virani families of Indian descent from Sudan), was burgled. According to official sources, the total stolen had an estimated value of up to £14 million (equivalent to £16 million in 2020), of which only £4.3 million (equivalent to £4.9 million in 2020) has been recovered. The heist was planned and carried out by six elderly men who were experienced thieves, all of whom were arrested, pleaded guilty and received prison sentences in March 2016. Four other men were also tried on suspicion of involvement; three were found guilty and sent to prison, while the fourth was cleared.
The Hatton Garden burglary had the subtext of reinforcing the raising of pensionable age in this country, "Hey if these unfit old geezers can rob a bank, you can work until you're seventy!" The story is unbelievable and keeps being made into movies. Within such a short span. That's some cover up. Maybe also a state sponsored insurance job and the robbery may never have happened at all.