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McDonald's Stop Proves Very Costly for Russian Businessman

A Yaroslavl region businessman was robbed of 3.4 million rubles ($94,000) during a quick stop at a Moscow McDonald's, ITAR-Tass reported Wednesday.

The incident occurred at shortly before midnight on Tuesday evening at a McDonald's restaurant on Ryazansky Prospekt in southeastern Moscow,  ITAR-Tass reported, citing a source in law enforcement.

The businessman was allegedly holding a bag containing the hefty sum. Two men, their faces obscured by bundled-up scarves, snatched the bag and fled the scene, according to the report.

Moscow police said that video footage from surveillance cameras would be examined in hopes of identifying the suspects.

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