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Thieves break into underground vault In London- This is Awsome!!

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posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:21 AM
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originally posted by: deckdel
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

This was really a phenomenal coup. Excellent planning and fantastic execution. It is really a delight to see, this level of pros do exist, and that they get the job done hasslefree. Not least, so that we mortals can get an even better Hollywood recap of it.

But have to admit, the level of fashion here in this case is so high, I tend to second to one ATS peer here, that the case has some MI5 feel to it. And if it was a MI5 job, then, boy, their girl friends are up for a treat.


Yeah, i get that feeling also. Defo feels like a Government ordered heist...the question is WHY?




posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:25 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

My hat goes off to the lucky robbers! No civilians injured or killed and there away with £200 million worth of goods that's most lightly insured by the bankers. IMHO no harm, no foul!



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:35 AM
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This robbery is a carbon copy (almost) of the plot of the film 'The Bank Job' staring Jason Stratham.

It has the location, the safety deposit boxes, the jewels, and the intrigue being discussed here in the form of compromising and sexually explicit photos of a British Royal in one of the deposit boxes and EVEN the involvement of British intelligence services in the guise of MI5 and MI6.

Here's the description and plot rundown from IMDB;


Storyline

Business is slow for Terry Leather, a London car dealer, married with children. He's an artful dodger, so Martine, a former model with a thing for him, brings him her scheme: a bank's alarm is off for a couple weeks, so let's tunnel into the vault. He assembles a team, not realizing her real goal is a safe-deposit box with compromising photos of a royal: she needs the photos to trade for avoiding a jail sentence - and MI-5, or is it MI-6, is pulling the strings two steps removed. A Trinidadian thug, a high-end bordello owner, and a pornographer also have things stored in the vault, so the break-in threatens many a powerful personage. Is there any way these amateurs can pull it off?


Similar perhaps?

Here's the link: www.imdb.com...



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:36 AM
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a reply to: MysterX

Life imitating art?



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:45 AM
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Maybe the perps watched 'The Bank Job' many times.

There's just something about the level of skill, daring, equipment and 'luck' that makes it feel like it's not what it's being made out to be. Possibly the actual target was something far beyond the value of gold & gemstones which would just be a bonus and a good cover story for what actually went down in this venture.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:55 AM
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a reply to: Irishhaf

To me, this is the kind of job the word "caper" should be reserved for.

There are thefts. There are robberies. And then there are capers.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 05:58 AM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: MysterX

Life imitating art?


Could be.

Maybe some enterprising group of peeps got a few pointers from the film and thought it looked quite easy...apparently it seems they were right.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 06:04 AM
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originally posted by: FlySolo

Ah that one. I was thinking about it but couldn't remember his name. He escaped custody by jumping out the office window of the police chief to a waiting motorcycle.


I remember the sentence he left on the walls of the vault he emptied : Sans armes, ni haine, ni violence. - 'No weapons, no hate, no violence'.

It's also original title of the French movie about his coup. In English, it was translated as The easy way



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 06:47 AM
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originally posted by: MysterX
This robbery is a carbon copy (almost) of the plot of the film 'The Bank Job' staring Jason Stratham.


That's because "Bank Job" was based on a similar robbery; The Baker Street Robbery link...lots of conspiracy stuff in that one if you've not already been through it.





originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: MysterX

Life imitating art?


Life imitating art imitating life etc.

If MI5 want a look in a Bank vault they contact the owners of the facility and very persuasively force access - or present them with a warrant depending how it needs to be done.

Last time this place got knocked over it was an inside job and given the audacity of the raid; somebody like the "Pink Panthers" might be a better guess.

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posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:11 AM
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Pre-ATS : Bank jobs done by thieves, the clever ones did one job once and most get away with it.
Post-ATS : All the clever thieves have joined the secret services since they are the only ones who do this now.

DUH !!!!!!!!!

Why the desperate need to convert every event into a conspiracy. Where is the critical thinking. All the secret services have to do is call a bomb scare, walk through the front door, identify the boxes of concern (with the extra secret stuff in them) and replace them. Clean, easy, nobody will know the truth EVER since the people whose boxes have been replaced are not going to speak up are they ?

This was a clever bank job by thieves who don't want to work for a living like the rest of us.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:13 AM
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a reply to: yorkshirelad

Are they hiring?.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:47 AM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: TrueBrit

That is exactly why i was surprised this hasn't been posted yet, it happened at the weekend.

Really interesting story.

Just think of the stuff that those people could have been keeping in those boxes!


Family heirlooms. Store inventory. Important documents. Investment bonds.


Interesting case, right out of the movies, but one shouldn't celebrate a thief.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:47 AM
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I've just returned to work from my lunch break and there were a lot of people in the pub talking about the link between the break in and the Holborn fire.

The connection could possibly be being suppressed by the MSM to not highlight the vulnerabilities to the central London infrastructure.

The last thing the government want is some terrorists 'lighting up' a few select junction boxes and taking out even more of the city's businesses...

...My office was without Internet and telephone connections for 3 days...unheard of in central London.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:49 AM
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originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: Irishhaf

To me, this is the kind of job the word "caper" should be reserved for.

There are thefts. There are robberies. And then there are capers.


A heist.




posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 07:53 AM
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originally posted by: Misterlondon

originally posted by: Enochstask
a reply to: Shamrock6
What other crimes do you appreciate?



I appreciate violence toward pedo's and rapists.


I sir second that motion



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 11:35 AM
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a reply to: NavyDoc




Interesting case, right out of the movies, but one shouldn't celebrate a thief.

i dunno, i cant help but see it as robbing from the rich and keeping for the poor.

What makes people say they like it is the fact that there was no guns used, no one was injured and no hostages were taken a la tiger robberies.

Admirable if nothing else



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 12:48 PM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
If this has already been posted then I may have missed it, and I am surprised Its not on the front page of ATS today.

As far as I can tell the story is still breaking but it would seem that over the Easter Weekend thief's broke into one of London's most secure private safty deposit vaults and may have got away with as much as £200 Million worth of valuables. How they done this is still a matter of speculation, I have read so far that they deliberately started a fire that cut off power to the building enabling them to enter the vault through the elevator shaft and then they some how got through the 18 inch re-enforced steel vault door and emptied out 70 boxes before making their escape.

What I really find awesome is how professional this whole thing seems and the possibility it these thief's could have got their hands on more than just some gems as the users of the vault do not have to disclose the contents of their boxes.

Nice to see the one percent taking a hit!






Some Links for further reading,

Gaurdian
BBC News
Independent


Sounds like someone watched the movie Sexy Beast.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 12:51 PM
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Well it appears that an internal alarm which went off and notified the police wasn't acted on.....
www.bbc.co.uk...

So was police involved?


Heads are gonna roll either way.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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a reply to: yorkshirelad

I suppose for the double bluff element of spynanigans.

If the spies don't want the holders of the 'secret stuff' to know, or even suspect that the spies know about it, or have seen it, they won't be getting ready to leave the country or contact others to tell them to do some housekeeping.

There's plenty of reasons not to tip someone off ahead of time.



posted on Apr, 10 2015 @ 02:22 PM
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Guard ignores the alarm.
Police ignores the alarm.
I bet they got paid off!







 
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