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Drawing on the Daily Mirror's outstanding archive and Haynes Publishing's wealth of experience, this book continues the successful 'Crimes of the Century' series. Claire Welch has been given access to thousands of hours of investigative journalism to create a comprehensive record of the lengths thieves will go to in order to fund their chosen lifestyle rather than do an honest day's work.
See how the art of bank robberies has changed and evolved throughout the last century.
Discover which was Britain's unluckiest bank in terms of raids during the mid-20th Century.
From simple smash and grab raids to more elaborate and daring heists, this book covers them all.even plots that failed.
Learn how the authorities hunted the criminal masterminds.
Bank security systems have become more and more complex over recent decades in an attempt to thwart potential robbers but have they succeeded?
Claire Welch is the author of numerous non-fiction books including biographies on Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin, as well as books about the natural world and history. A classical musician, Claire also works as Publisher for the Academy of Contemporary Music. She is married with two young sons. Ian Welch is the author of numerous non-fiction books.