In India, Rats Have a $19,000 Meal

Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency.

Image via AP Photo/Channi Anand

GAUHATI, India (AP) — It was a cash machine heist with a difference: The attackers were hungry rodents. At least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and started eating. By the time it was finished, police say more than $19,000 in bills were shredded. When technicians arrived June 11 to fix a broken State Bank of India cash machine in the town of Tinsukia they found… Read at AP News

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