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Criminal alchemy: Moto turned into casino chips

Criminal alchemy: Moto turned into casino chips

Lady luck was the dame that came between a couple of buddies this week in the capital’s Prampi Makara district.

Police said that a man with a weakness for the tables took his “best friend’s” moto, pawned it, then headed for the casino, where he promptly lost every bit of his $520 score.

Cops picked him up on Tuesday, at which point he not only confessed to stealing the bike, but that he’d done the same to two previous “best friends.”

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