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28th January, 2018

Recently I re-watched one of my favourite films, the original 1960s version of The Italian job. Watching it in 2018 made me realise two things: one, how so many masked, gun-toting thugs have been replaced by geeks with laptops; and two, that for today’s criminals, banks are no longer necessarily the most tempting target available.

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