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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.


The Northern Bank Robbery

Some listeners told me that they had trouble with some of the volume levels in this episode, so I have uploaded a different audio file which - hopefully - won't have the same issues. Sorry for the inconvenience!

On the evening of December 20th, 2004, two Northern Bank executives carried out the largest heist in British history.

Just before 6:00 PM, Assistant Branch Manager Kevin McMullan told all but one of the staff members to go home early. Once they’d left, Kevin McMullan and the other staff member, Chris Ward, went down to the vault and began to place £50 notes into a large sports bag. They carried it up past the unsuspecting security guards and out onto the busy street.

A short distance from the bank, a man in a baseball cap was waiting for them. The man took the bag before explaining that they had to return to the bank where they would receive further instructions...

Researched & written by Gabriella Bromley

Hosted & produced by Micheal Whelan

Original music composed by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Other music courtesy of The Gateless Gate via the Free Music Archive

Producers: Roberta Janson, Ben Krokum, Gabriella Bromley, Peggy Belarde, Quil Carter, Laura Hannan, Damion Moore, Brittany Norris, Amy Hampton, Steven Wilson, Scott Meesey, Marie Vanglund, Scott Patzold, Sue Kirk, Aimee McGregor, Sydney Scotton, Travis Scsepko, Thomas Ahearn, Bryan Hall, Marion Welsh, Patrick Laakso, Seth Morgan, Alyssa Lawton, Jo Wong, Tatum Bautista, Meadow Landry, Ryan Green, Teunia Elzinga, Dawn Kellar, Stephanie Joyner, and Elissa Hampton-Dutro.

Apologies for no end credits this week - ran into a time crunch. I'll double-thank y'all next week, though!

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