Undated handout photo issued by Durham Police of (top row, left to right) Paul Pammen, Donald Chi Chong Wong, Richard Sheridan, Robert Gilbert-Smith, Ashley Dad, John “Kerry” O’Brien Junior and Terence McNamara; (bottom row, left to right) Richard “Kerry” O’Brien, Patrick Clarke, Daniel “Turkey” O’Brien, Danny Flynn, John “Cash” O’Brien, Michael Hegarty and Alan Clarke. The fourteen men who where linked to an organised crime gang have been convicted of plotting to steal rhino horn and Chinese artefacts worth up to £57 million in a series of museum and auction house raids. Photograph: Durham Police/PA Wire.

Members of an Irish organised criminal gang at the heart of a £57 million (€71 million) conspiracy to “plunder” British museums of rhino horn and othe(...)