They came in the dead of night, scaling a perimeter fence and evading security guards who keep up 24-hour patrols in the heavily protected industrial park, a stone’s throw from the waterfront in Edinburgh’s docklands.
Stealthily crossing open ground, making sure to stay out of sight of CCTV cameras, the intruders headed straight for a large office building, primarily occupied by electronics giant Siemens.
Having gained access, seemingly without setting off any alarms, they chose to ignore the German firm’s well-stocked premises on the bottom two floors, and instead scampered up a staircase to the second-floor headquarters of an alternative energy company called Pelamis.
The Scottish wave power machine, which the Chinese seem to have replicated closely
Then something odd happened: though the premises was stuffed with a large and valuable range of office equipment, the…