Arrests Made In Theft Of Giant Gold Coin

Jul 13, 2017

Governments and politicians hate gold. But thieves still like it. On Wednesday police in Berlin raided several homes that are believed to be connected with the theft of a 221 pound Canadian gold coin. Two suspects were arrested and taken into custody. The coin was not found. The coin was stolen from a museum in March. Thieves broke into the museum in the middle of the night and used a wheelbarrow to cart off the coin. Police suspect that the coin was melted down. It had a face value of one million Canadian dollars. It’s gold content was worth about $4.5 million U.S. dollars.