Barclays Bank £1.3m theft

Four men have been charged in connection with a £1.3 million theft by a gang who took control of a Barclays Bank branch computer system. Another four who were arrested remain in police custody.

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Hi-tech hackers make off with £1.3 million

A gang of hi-tech hackers has targetted a bank in north London, getting away with £1.3 million. It's believed one of the gang posed as an IT engineer fixing a computer, to get access to the branch in Swiss Cottage.

It's the same method used unsuccessfully at a branch of Santander in East London. Banks say the hi-tech switch in tactics has become one of the biggest threats they face. Here's our Senior Correspondent, Ronke Phillips.

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