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Accidental discovery of thief gang in Chongqing | Updated: 2013-08-02 20:46

Chongqing police uncovered a juvenile gang of thieves in late July after a homeless man found a large sum of cash in a dustbin, according to Chongqing Economic Times.

Police received a report on July 13, saying a homeless man was counting a large sum of money on the street. The man could not account for the origin of the money and admitted he found it in a dustbin.

Investigation found the money, totaling 10,900 yuan ($1,777), was illicit earnings hidden by a gang since June.

One gang member hid the money in the dustbin without telling his partners. He then turned himself in on July 27. Police have detained the primary suspect.

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