Hatton Garden heist: 'victims have lost everything'

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Hatton Garden Safe Deposit company raid
Hatton Garden Safe Deposit company raid



A group of victims of the Hatton Garden jewellery raid have been told the chances of recovering their losses are "very limited".

Some 25 people - including some who have lost their livelihoods - gathered to discuss what action they can take after a gang of thieves ransacked 72 safety deposit boxes over the Easter weekend.

The meeting took place at the London Diamond Bourse (LDB), a trade association based just a few metres from where the burglary took place at the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Company in London's famous jewellery quarter.

Speaking after the meeting, Harry Levy, president of the LDB, said: " I was very pessimistic when I spoke to the people who have lost everything.

"I said that the possibilities of recovering money are very limited in this case. "

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