An Attempt At Extortion Put Britain’s Largest Supermarket Chain In The Middle Of A Police Investigation

May 31, 2017 — For months Tesco, Britain’s largest supermarket chain, got messages from a secret source that claimed that the company’s customers would come under threat if certain demands were not met.

The demands included the production of modified club cards that could be turned in for money.

Threats came in by mail, and it required an actual explosion before the police could be certain how serious the threat actually was. Once the threat was deemed severe — after a letter bomb actually went off in the hands of a Tesco customer — the investigation began in earnest.

The Tesco Bombing campaign turned into one of the largest secret operations ever mounted by the police in the area.

See how the actual investigation came about in Tesco Bomber: A Supermarket Heist.

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