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17,324. It was a brutal and audacious bank robbery using the maximum threat of violence and death. It sent shock waves around the world just days before Christmas in 2004 the theft of £26.5 took place from the headquarters of the Northern Bank in Belfast Northern Ireland. (Gangstas & Banks & Belfast & Heists) Britain’s Biggest Heists s1e9: The Northern Bank Robbery, 2011
17,325. Two employees and their families were abducted and held hostage by a criminal gang who threatened them with violence and death. (Gangstas & Banks & Belfast & Heists) ibid.
17,326. Following the raid the Northern Bank announced that it would take the drastic step to withdraw all its bank notes. (Gangstas & Banks & Belfast & Heists) ibid.
17,327. Too many things point it having been the IRA. One is the manner of taking people hostage ... Second is the scale of the thing. (Gangstas & Banks & Belfast) Professor Richard English, author The History of the IRA
17,328. Killer of Belfast Architect Still at Large. The Fall I starring Gillian Anderson & Jamie Dornan & Laura Donnelly & Ben Peel et al, BBC 2013, online headline
17,329. I’ve done things. Bad things. In the past. Really bad things. (Gangstas & Do) ibid. main man
17,330. There’s a dead female. And it looks suspicious. The Fall II, female rozzer
17,331. This is Belfast. Make time. The Fall III, head rozzer to Anderson
17,332. It’s all part of the fantasy. The fantasy that sustains him between killings. It’s about power and control and the thrill ... He’s creating his own pornography. (Gangstas & Control & Fantasy) ibid. Anderson to team
17,333. Do you have any idea of the effect you have on me? The Fall IV, him rozzer to her rozzer
17,334. The blood’s very fresh. And there’s a lot of it. (Gangstas & Blood) The Fall V, CSI rozzer
17,335. I have something terrible to confess: I’ve been having an affair. (Gangstas & Affair) ibid. husband to wife
17,336. You sick fuck. ibid. wife to husband
17,337. He feels their pain acutely. It’s just that he gets pleasure from it. (Gangstas & Pain) ibid. Anderson
31,869. The worst gang of serial killers in British history. A gang that gruesomely lived up to their name: the Shankill Butchers. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) Shankhill Butchers
31,870. How did the Shankill Butchers get away with it for so long? (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,871. 1972 saw the highest death toll of the Troubles in one year: nearly 500 people were killed. In January Bloody Sunday was seared into the memory. Horror followed upon horror. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,872. Power struggles between the UDA and the UVF were rampant. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,873. In June 1973 [Lenny] Murphy was acquitted of the Pavis murder ... He set up his own unit ... He was determined to unleash a level of sectarian savagery never before seen in Northern Ireland. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,874. The killers were dubbed the Shankill Butchers. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,875. Victim number five was another Catholic randomly targeted at night within a square mile of Millfield. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,876. With nineteen murders between them they were at the time the most prolific serial killers in British history. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,877. In November 1982 murder caught up with Lenny Murphy: he was shot in Glencairne. (Northern Ireland & Gangstas) ibid.
31,878. Nineteen people died at the hands of the Shankill Butchers ... They used the Troubles for what they did. ibid.
31,879. All of the convicted Shankill Butchers have been released from jail. ibid.
31,880. ‘The barbarism savours of Jack the Ripper butchery.’ ibid. Thomas Passmore, ex Orange Order leader
106,007. Few people in this country strike as much fear and terror as Johnny Mad Dog Adair. And yet he’s willing to risk it all just to humiliate his enemies. Over a 20 year reign Adair directed more than 40 killings and hundreds of attempted murders. Today he’s living in exile in Britain looking for a new place to call home. (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) Macintyre’s Underworld: Mad Dog, 2010
106,008. Many believe he’s now operating as a gangsta under the directing hand of a Scottish underworld godfather. (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) ibid.
106,009. A murderous feud between different loyalist factions. Adair’s gang were run out of town. (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) ibid.
106,010. Jonathan [son] went on to become a drug dealer. (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) ibid.
106,011. Dresden: here in the former East Germany a group of ex-neo-Nazis have found a new spiritual leader. (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) ibid.
106,012. ‘I fucking loved it. I loved it.’ (Gangstas UK: Belfast & Northern Ireland) ibid. Adair