1983 crimes: 1983 crimes in the United States, Murder in 1983, Terrorist incidents in 1983, Assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr.

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mass Murder in 1983, Terrorist Incidents in 1983, 1983 Beirut Barracks Bombing, 1983 Kuwait Bombings, 1983 United States Embassy Bombing, Eppstein School Shooting, Murder of Celia Douty, Assassination of Galip Balkar, Murder of Colette Aram, Harrods Bombing, Rangoon Bombing, Orly Airport Attack, Peter Arne, 1983 Turkish Embassy ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mass Murder in 1983, Terrorist Incidents in 1983, 1983 Beirut Barracks Bombing, 1983 Kuwait Bombings, 1983 United States Embassy Bombing, Eppstein School Shooting, Murder of Celia Douty, Assassination of Galip Balkar, Murder of Colette Aram, Harrods Bombing, Rangoon Bombing, Orly Airport Attack, Peter Arne, 1983 Turkish Embassy Attack in Lisbon, Wah Mee Massacre, Lucanamarca Massacre, List of Terrorist Incidents, 1983, Aeroflot Flight 6833, White Eagle: the Wells Fargo Depot Robbery, 1983 United States Senate Bombing, Brinks Mat Robbery, Church Street Bombing, Kentucky Fried Chicken Murders, Kerwin Duinmeijer, Gulf Air Flight 771, Welikada Prison Massacre. Excerpt: The Brinks Mat Robbery occurred on 26 November 1983 when six robbers broke into the Brinks Mat warehouse at Heathrow Airport , England . The robbers thought they were going to steal £3 million in cash; however, when they arrived, they found three tonnes of gold bullion (worth £26 million). The gang gained entry to the warehouse from security guard Anthony Black, the brother-in-law of Brian Robinson who conceived the raid. Scotland Yard quickly discovered the family connection and Black confessed to aiding and abetting the raiders, providing them with a key to the main door, and giving them details of security measures. Tried at the Old Bailey , Robinson and gang leader Michael McAvoy were each sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for armed robbery. Black received six years. Prior to his conviction, McAvoy had entrusted part of his share to an associate Brian Perry. Perry recruited Kenneth Noye , who was an expert in his field, to dispose of the gold. Noye melted down the bullion and recast it for sale. However, the sudden movements of large amounts of money through a Bristol bank came to the notice of the Treasury who ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156036136
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/12/2010
  • Pages: 26
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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