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.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
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…