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Follow This Tory Donor's Crazy Cash Trail In 20 GIFs And Pictures

How Lyca's bagmen ferried rucksacks full of cash all over London.

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BuzzFeed News spent five months investigating how a cash crew deployed by the Lycamobile telecoms group deposited bags of cash stuffed with hundreds of thousands of pounds in Post Offices across London. Here's the inside story of their money trail.

1. These three men are Lyca’s trusted cash couriers.

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Three days after this story was published Lycamobile asked us to pixelate the faces of the bagmen to protect them from robbers.

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9. The younger courier hands another member of staff a Santander bank card, which is scanned as the money is deposited. Lyca has said it is a cash-rich business and that deposits at the Post Office are entirely above board and simply "day to day banking".

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12. The three men then head to Norbury, south London, to visit a small distributor of Lycamobile's international calling cards above a beauty salon on a busy high street.

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Tom Warren is an investigations correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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Jane Bradley is an investigations correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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Heidi Blake is the UK investigations editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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