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Man Steals 13 Tons of Fish in Moscow, Pretending to be Transport Company Representative

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Police in Moscow are investigating the disappearance of 13 metric tons of frozen fish worth 6.4 million rubles ($111,000) by a person posing as a driver.

A logistics company director reported the disappearance of a tow truck with the fish last week, the Moskva news agency cited police as saying Thursday.

“Disguised as a transport company representative, [the perpetrator] loaded 13 tons of frozen fish […] left and has not yet delivered the goods to the recipient,” a police representative was cited as saying.

The haul was due to be delivered to a company in Nizhny Novgorod.

Authorities opened a grand theft case into the disappearance.

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