Copycat fears after Northern Bank haul

Banks with exposure in the North are concerned about the possibility of a copycat version of last week's Belfast £22 million heist, according to informed sources, writes Aileen Power.

25th December, 2004

Banks with exposure in the North are concerned about the possibility of a copycat version of last week's Belfast £22 million heist, according to informed sources, writes Aileen Power.

“What worries bankers is that there has been a growing number of successful armed robberies and business kidnappings in the North in the past six months,” said one banking source. ���The sooner those responsible are caught, the better.”

Several thousand pounds were stolen...

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