Notes, Feb. 20, 1995

DUBLIN: Robbery Ruckus Fallout from Ireland's largest cash heist ever has officials and security personnel fending off allegations of bumbling. On Jan. 24, two jeeps burst through the fence of the Brink's-Allied depot in northern Dublin. The five masked occupants, encountering no resistance, bagged $4.2 million and sped away. Following Justice Ministry assurances that all precautions had been taken to prevent such a raid, embarrassing revelations emerged. Not only did police fail to beef up surveillance after a warning that a security-company robbery was being planned, but when the theft took place, most of the Brink's-Allied security staff were caught off...

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