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Posted at 7:12 AM ET, 06/15/2010

$150,000 missing from Annapolis vault

By Mike McPhate

Annapolis police are investigating the disappearance of $150,000 in checks and cash from a vault in the city's finance department, according to a Baltimore Sun report.

The theft was discovered by a courier who had arrived to pick up a bag containing $149,843.21 in checks and $3,982.59 in cash for a bank deposit, officials said.

The checks, which are stamped "deposit only,” cannot be cashed, Phillip McGowan, a spokesman for Mayor Joshua J. Cohen, said.

Officials are initiating new internal controls to prevent future thefts, the report said.

Read the Baltimore Sun report.

By Mike McPhate  | June 15, 2010; 7:12 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  | Tags:  annapolis  
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$150K ?

A mere bagatelle!

Posted by: perryneheum | June 15, 2010 7:21 AM | Report abuse

$150K ?

A mere bagatelle!

Posted by: perryneheum | June 15, 2010 7:22 AM | Report abuse

Not 150K.

4K is the correct amount for the title.

Posted by: CrabHands | June 15, 2010 10:08 AM | Report abuse

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