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Ex-Mint Worker Guilty Of Stealing $165K In Gold In His Butt

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Leston Lawrence set off the metal detectors at his employer, the Royal Canadian Mint, nearly 30 times in three months, but other workers could never find evidence of anything on him, the CBC notes. Wednesday, however, he was found guilty of smuggling out 22 gold pucks worth $165,000, and the Ottawa judge who ruled in his case says evidence points to what the Ottawa Citizen calls "the ultimate inside job.