When I worked at Barclays Bank in Greytown (KwaZulu Natal) in the 1970s I used a trolley to single handedly moved hundreds of thousands of Rands down the pavement to the post office about 800 meters away. I was not even armed. I never felt threatened and cash in transit back then was done by parcel post to Pietermaritzburg with the valuable packages being shipped by train. In today’s South Africa I would not have stood a chance.
1 thought on “Cash in transit robberies reflect how sophisticated crime syndicates are in South Africa”
Surely better ideas can safeguard the money boxes? How about a double security wall with the outside as usual but an inside cage type that will not be blown apart because air can move through it. The shockwaves of the explosion will wreck a box but the open internal cages will withstand schock waves. Surely with modern tech alarms can be sent quickly and dashcams all round can send real live videos around them as they are on the move. So videos can’t be destroyed.
Comments are closed.