Thief Steals $939,000 from Moscow Bank

MOSCOW, June 1 (RIA Novosti) – A thief has stolen 30 million rubles ($939,000) from a bank in south-west Moscow, local police said on Saturday.

The suspect entered the bank early on Saturday, deactivated the alarm system and left the building, a branch of Sberbank, the Russian state retail bank, some 10 minutes after with a huge bag of money, video recordings showed.

The robber also took the keys from the bank’s safe, police said. Investigators believe a bank employee was the suspect’s accomplice, who duplicated the keys and told him how to deactivate the alarm system. An investigation is ongoing.


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