The shocking inside story of the R200m OR Tambo heist
The men had ACSA identity cards which gave them access to the airport's highly secure cargo area
By Graeme Hosken‚ Jan Bornman And Kyle Cowan Allegations of police corruption and security bungles cloak what is arguably South Africa's most audacious cash heist — the theft of nearly R200 million in foreign currency from Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport. As police established a task force on Wednesday to hunt down the gang of up to 13 robbers‚ details of the heist began to emerge from numerous interviews conducted by The Times with airport security dealing with currency transfers.