Almost everyone has some reason to hide something.
Sometimes there is jewelry, seldom used but of sentimental
value. A gun for self protection-in New J e r ~ yw here this is
being written, it's easier to get an "illegal" gun than it is to
get a "legal" one-so much for a commentary on gun control.
Lots of folks don't trust banks anymore-the word "bank"
by the way is derived from riverbank where people use to
hide their money. In Russia right now they hide Bibles.
There are basically three types of people that you may be
in need of securing your valuable items from. Type one is the
amateur petty thief. This low life type works basically on
opportunity. A door left open, something left lying around.
Type number two is the professional thief. This one plans
his jobs well. He knows what he wants-exactly-and usually
where it's kept. He usually keeps track of people's schedules
and plots them and if he doesn't find what he thinks or
knows is there he's likely to do a fairly thorough and
Type three, is probably the most dangerous adversary
that it is possible for you to cross paths with. Type three is
an agent of the state. It is possible for this type to gain permission
and muscle to poke his nose anywhere he likes. His
power of search is legally restricted but once granted he literally
has carte blanche.
All methods of building secret hiding places revealed in
this book were chosen for the ability to be readily adapted todifferent situations and in different and individual ways. The
majority have been proven in actual situations and under
actual and not simulated conditions, with the unwitting assistance
of types one, two and three.