£1.2 million Securicor theft

A man from Essex is charged with the theft of a security van in Suffolk containing £1.2 million in 1993.

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"Fast Eddie" jailed after 20 years

It was the security van theft that left police chasing a missing million pounds - and Eddie Maher a fugitive for almost 20 years.

Today justice finally caught up with "Fast Eddie" - as he began a five year jail term for taking the Securicor van from outside the Lloyds Bank in Felixstowe in 1993.

Maher, from South Woodham Ferrers in Essex, fled to America, changed his name and made a new life for himself and his family. But last February he was deported back to the UK.

Malcolm Robertson reports from Southwark Crown Court where Maher finally admitted stealing the money...

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