A GPS tracking system was used to recover a bag stuffed full of stolen hundred dollar bills from a recent bank robbery (Bank of America) in Buffalo, NY. The bag full of money was hidden inside a garbage can, but thanks to the GPS tracking system, police were able to quickly recover the money. The police will not disclose how the GPS tracking system got inside the bag full of money, but they did confirm that the GPS tracking system was placed inside the bag of money during the robbery by someone at the bank. Buffalo City Officials said that the GPS tracking device is so small and so well concealed that a robber might need to go through each bill or stack of bills to find it. How cool is that?
Buffalo City officials disclosed the information during a recent news conference. “The device was given with the money,” said Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda. “That’s all I will say about it.” Additionally, the Buffalo Police Department has been installing GPS tracking systems into patrol cars over the past year.
City officials said they believed this was the first time a GPS tracking system was used in the local area to catch a bank robber. Information about the GPS tracking system such as its size, how it was inserted into the money bag and how the device was activated remain unanswered, as police and city officials did not want to disclose too much about their latest ally in the fight against crime.
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