Piles of cash found in Japan mountain

Piles of cash amounting to nearly $1.25 million were found in the mountains of Japan.

Updated: Aug 22, 2012, 11:50 AM IST

Osaka: Piles of cash amounting to nearly 150 million yen (about $1.25 million) were found in the mountains of southwestern Japan following the arrest of two men suspected of stealing the money from a house, a media report said Wednesday.
The cash piles were dug out by the police at a place in the mountains near Takamori town Tuesday evening, reported Xinhua.
Two men were arrested for allegedly stealing 150 million yen in cash Aug 11 from a house in Kumamoto city.

One of the suspects admitted that he had stolen the cash and transported it to the mountains by car before burying it.

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