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More than Y85 mil in cash stolen from police station safe


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"the possibility"!?

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Definitely an inside job. You gotta have some balls being a cop stealing from other cops though.

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Three quarters of a million dollars at a police station, and someone was able to break in and steal it? I smell inside job -or someone with some serious gonads!

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You have to be pretty stupid to steal from your work place, specially if it is a closed enviroment like a police station, all staff is going to be prime suspects. Of all people cops have to know this more than anyone else. That make the thieft double stupid. 85 millions of yens is not a big sum, not really big to take all the risk to steal. That make the thieft triple stupid.

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How did the police officer come to notice the money was missing around 8 p.m.? A routine check? Or was the door slightly ajar?

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If they had proper access controls for the evidence room to include CCTV on the safe, the case would be solved already.

That amount of cash is rather bulky, too. Can't stuff it your pants.

Would last a long time on a island SE Asia somewhere...

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no surveillance cameras? It is interesting to think though what happens to money and goods seized in crimes. For example cash seized from drug dealers.

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lmao, stolen from a SAFE...someone who knows the combination or has access to the keys most likely.

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Cue Benny Hill music as they investigate. Not a great week thus far for the J-cops.

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It is pretty ballsy for a cop to steal that from within the station. But it's also not unusual for the yaks to be very persuasive in making people do things they would never otherwise do, usually to pay off a debt.

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Sounds like an opportunist at work. Well, I say "at work" but he or she is probably bigging it up somewhere on the proceeds...

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Well, I guess its time to do some house cleaning. There are many things that needs to be worked on/improved/changed/updated within the police system in Japan. That sum of money should've been guarded at all times or should've been in a secure location where only a select few would know of its whereabouts. I hope it gets recovered.

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Every cop in the area is going to get rubber gloved on this one.

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This is international news worthy, of the infotainment type. Police chief be like, "Doh....."

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