hatton garden raid: the secrets of london\'s diamond quarter

by:Runcheng Chuangzhan     2019-09-30
Sounds like a script for a robbery movie.
Thieves break into a vault full of diamonds, watches and priceless biography heir, picking from hundreds of safes inside
People outside are smarter.
In the area known as the Hardon Gardens, a row of inconspicuous shops and merchants that make up the London jewellery area has always been the subject of secret and seductive stories, the stories tell the underground safety workshop leading to the gold store, hand-crafted precious items.
But with such a closed network of family businesses, it\'s hard for outsiders to see how many stories are true.
The reputation for the diamond trade at Hardon Gardens was initially at the end of the 19 th century when De Beers began selling their South African Diamonds in London.
The Hardon garden area includes a small number of streets around Holborn with the same name.
It is about a tenth of every square mile and has 300 stores and companies, including dealers, suppliers and artisans.
Independent jewelry expert Joanna Hardy, who has worked in Hardon gardens for more than 20 years, is reluctant to confirm any myths or rumors as she says it runs counter to the whole of the industry.
\"It\'s not a secret, it\'s a trade based on trust.
\"People think it\'s all about top secret, but it\'s because of the high value of the goods that make it a very closed community.
The people who work there have been doing it for generations and everyone will be shocked when this happens.
\"The way the thief targeted the Hardon garden safe company seemed to add only to the mystery.
\"You don\'t see anyone holding a bank right now, these crimes are done on the Internet behind the computer, but it seems to be even more shocking because it\'s too old --
School, \"said Hardy. MS.
There are so many gold and precious gems in a row of buildings in East London that most people will think of as high security, with alarms, double door systems and closed circuit TVs at every exit.
But Peter Kirk, former detective chief inspector of the Metropolitan Police flight specialist group, said it would be better not to assume.
\"The way to protect a house is very different.
\"In my experience, this kind of deal can actually be very complacent and think it won\'t happen to them.
\"The thief triggers the system, waits for the reaction, and then takes action when he thinks [it\'s not unheard]by others]
This is just a false alarm.
\"Without strong security systems and procedures, thieves may be here all weekend.
It\'s all strange to me.
Mr. Kirkham said that the possibility of recovering high-value debris was not high, no matter how the raids were conducted.
Jewelry is notorious for completely disappearing.
It was broken, repackaged and sold on the black market because there was no
A person wants anything that can be identified.
\"Like any deal involving a crime, no.
A person is troubled by sentimental feelings.
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