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Hold your nose, put down your sandwich and meet an army of Sewer Hunters dredging the drains of Victorian-era London for treasure.
In 1836, the Bank of England’s Directors received a taunting letter claiming access to its vaults. The events that followed, worthy of a Netflix documentary, involved a mysterious trunk and a trail leading through the bowels of London to an illiterate sewer hunter who might be the unsung OG of white hat hacking.