The Curse of Brinks-Mat: 25 Years of Murder & Mayhem: The Inside Story of the 20th Century's Most Lucrative Armed Robbery
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The Curse of Brinks-Mat: 25 Years of Murder & Mayhem: The Inside Story of the 20th Century's Most Lucrative Armed Robbery

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The definitive story of Britain’s most legendary crime and its legacy from one of the world’s top true crime authors

The Brink’s-Mat raid was the robbery of the century, the stuff of legends in the criminal underworld. On November 26, 1983, a group of robbers burst into the Brink’s-Mat warehouse near Heathrow Airport, expecting to find a decent-sized haul of cash – but inst...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 13th 2012 by Quercus (first published March 29th 2012)
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Incredible story of how the 1983 gold and cash robbery worth £28m from a security depot has reverberated bloodily down the years, as police and criminals have tried to locate the dosh. The book is full of violent characters and vicious killings, and it's all a long way from television cop shows. Author Wensley Clarkson must have had his work cut out locating and getting 'faces' from the shady side of life to talk to him, but he pieces together a lurid story. By the nature of this kind of investi...more
An ok read. If you like the Essex boys stories and gangster reads this is really worth a read.
Enjoyable book of facts revolving around the Brinks-Mat robbery, before and after the event!
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