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8 men arrested for smuggling gold from S Korea to Japan in rectums

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I wonder if this will result in any movements in the market?

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False teeth made of pure gold would have made the transits legal ?

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Their comment to the press as they were led away; "This recta holiday."

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Gold is the most valuable thing......that's why you can buy it with paper.

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So i am assuming that these men are japanese since their nationalities were not mentioned.

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8 men arrested for smuggling gold from S Korea to Japan in rectums

Theirs or someone else's?

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Just by the gold but don't smell it.

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Golddigger, the person whose job it is to liberate the gold.

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yet another reason why being a custom's agent is a sh***y job.

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Oh great. Up to now I have only had to remove my belt and shoes when going through security...

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I guess they never heard of gold butt plugs.

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Interesting turn on the Midas touch "turning gold into sh**"!

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nuf said!

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"Solid gold Anal Beads. When you care enough to give the very best."

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one of my old friends in college did a similar thing. he was cheating exams holding very small pieces of paper with notes written on them busily. he finally got caught on the spot by a professor, but he ate them all. he was saying "you can eat 7 pieces at a time. trust me. i did that." nowhere is more secure to keep a thing at than inside your body.

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Rectum? Damn near killed 'em!

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8 bums trying to get rich

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typo............. customer should read custom agents

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here's a free tip for the smuggler, next time use a solid gold baby carrier/carriage ( painted , of course ) with a live baby AND a gorgeous Korean lady. The customer will be all over the lady and just ignore the rest..................

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Must have felt cold up there.

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Wish we could shit those kind of bricks!

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What a crappy ending to their grand plan.

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My sh** don't stink. It shines!!

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are they Japanese?

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I gotta go in for the ole colonoscopy, hope they find some gold up there caus I sure could use the cash.

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What a pain in the ass!

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The whole idea stinks!

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I have heard of making bricks but not making bricks out of gold.

Did anyone find my car keys by the way, they have been missing.

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They were taking a long time getting off their shoes and belts and putting their stuff onto trays for the security check. So one security guard exclaimed "Get the lead out of your ass!" And one of the men replied "Its pure gold actually", making the guards suspicious.

So anyway, I never eat the gold leaf flakes they sometimes put on food here in Japan. How about you? And if that realization makes you shocked, recall the story of all the gold they recovered from the sewers in Japan!

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Taxation, my ass!

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sh*..Gold happens :p

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Gold jewelery does not set off the detectors. But, you can see through the body in one of those new machines. Golden Bunny Bullets would be easily seen.

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How could you leave this behind?

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Maybe somebody gave them the Midas touch

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They all swore that they "slipped in the shower" - that's how the bars got there...

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This is a distortion of the meaning of gold bottom

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Whow, that's some heavy snit.

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Those guys will be the butt of jokes and ridicule for years to come.

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This will turn out to be a Bum wrap

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New James Bond villian, Gold Rectum! Man this story is hilarious!

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Maybe these Koreans are just hentais?

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They must all have been walking funny and easy to spot. A crappy idea if you ask me.

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Gold in Japan (retail) is about 1.5 times more than the rest of the world

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How much are the taxes?

Good question. I don't know the percentage, but I guess the taxes are high enough to stuff your ass full of gold bullets. Now that they got cought, I wonder if it was worth the pain and humiliation. Kinda gives the meaning of the word dumb"ass" a new meaning.

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Goldfinger at customs.

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I think there is a lot of smuggling, most of them are successful and only the stupid are nabbed.

I think there are three kind of crimes:

a./ committed by the stupid that is discovered and the perpetrator is nabbed easily.

b./ committed by the smart and the well prepared ones who arenever get nabbed.

c./ committed by professionals in which case no one even discover that a crime was committed.

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How much are the taxes?

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Uranus? :P

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can just imagine in the line, officer using the stick scanner...... everytime passing the bottocks it goes off..... hilarious. Poor customs dude...... double checks triple checks with the metal scanning wand........ uhhh.... gonna hafta go in and get it

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ribstickJAN. 17, 2012 - 10:00AM JST

They got the idea from Pulp Fiction (Bruce Willis and his dad's watch).

Funny, funny, funny.

Yea, I think I would have just made something common like a pc battery (suggested above) or golf club head.

These guys were really, Taking one (up the butt) for the team.

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I only thought there were kintama, but this puts a whole new perspective to the use of gold. Kinji? Kayui

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...and I thought we only used "suppositoires" in France !

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Must remember never to get a gold tooth in Japan, might leave a bitter after taste.

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asinine, there just had to be a better way. How long are they gonna get in the pokey?

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This group has about 80 members and already smuggled 1.7 tons of gold into Japan.

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Hey! I wonder if those golden beads were on a thread, and if they enjoyed having them pulled out....Ooh-er ! Sounds dead kinky.

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I wonder if any "came" due to stimulation of their prostate gland?

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They got the idea from Pulp Fiction (Bruce Willis and his dad's watch).

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This method has been used to smuggle drugs into mainland China for many years now.

But gold, passing through high-security airports? Maybe if they wove the gold into thin threads and attached it to some electronic equipment, maybe ... but up the butthole?

I'm just having a good laugh right now imagining the airport security who probably was at a loss on why the metal detector keept beeping, and finally found out what was hidden where.

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@ photoman333. They do say that fact is stranger than fiction. Brings a whole new meaning to shooting bullets.

@ Samantha Zoe Aso: A case was just reported in the US about a man smuggling a gun in his rectum into a jail. That would give a new meaning to "shooting bullets" and I guess the guy was a "crack shot."

If they are going to go through the entire porcess of making gold bars into smaller beads, shoving them up your rectum and then when you get to Japan get them all and convert back to bars, wouldn't it be just as easy to pay the damn inport fees? How much are they really going to save?

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the men allegedly transformed $260,000 in gold bars into small beads and smuggled them in their rectums to Japan two times in 2010

So who buys gold these days. Well, Hip-hop posers in Tokyo still like to fill their grill with the stuff and where do they get their gold? Black market of course, or Brown Market in this case.

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"However did you find the evidence, Holmes?"

"Alimentary, my dear Watson"

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Ahh...the old "aurum et asinum" the oldest trick in the book.

S

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Turned out to be a bum job then.

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@ photoman333. They do say that fact is stranger than fiction. Brings a whole new meaning to shooting bullets.

Think I'll have to start checking the toilet bowls a little more closely next time I go through Narita. Well, after reading this, I'd like to say I've heard it all but there's always tomorrow......

We've had genitals....now bums.....what's next?

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Is that gold up your butt or are you just happy to see me.

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maybe a laptop with a heavy battery would have been better :p

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This will really be a boost for the airport butt-scanning equipment makers...

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If you wrote this as a fiction story no one would take you seriously.

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South Korea says Japanese custom officials caught the men on their second attempt and sent them home after imposing fines.

Maybe one of them farted while waiting in line at customs? :-)

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Godan, LOL!

...And also, that S#@$%^T is worth alot of money....literally (^^)

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Later, one of the suspects allegedly orchestrated an unsuccessful bid to smuggle gold bars from Mongolia to Hong Kong using a similar method.

So small beads weren't good enough for this individual. He then graduated to shoving bars of gold up his tukus?! Too funny!

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kind of makes you want to think twice before you wear any gold jewelry

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And imagine the eight of them in a hotel room pre-departure, getting ready for their flight... ugh... "You guys got everything?" "Uhh, let me check..." "No, no, don't..."

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Guess the thought of metal detectors never crossed their minds.

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First, James Bond had to deal with Goldfinger. Now, Gold....

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How did customs find the gold is the real question.

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c'mon this is great!....stuffing gold up your arse!! trying to take it to the land of the rising sun...... the sun must have shone out their arse!!

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Where did they get this idea?! Did they just pull the idea out of thier ass?....Oh, wait....

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