Major Theft From Church Collection Boxes in Cork

Country: Ireland

Date of incident: January 25, 2021


On January 25th, a priest became suspicious, as he found cheques from other parishes in his collection box. Therefore he viewed church CCTV footage and saw a man using a hooked piece of wire to remove envelopes containing cash from a collection box. The police arrested a man for questioning about a series of thefts from churches in east Cork, which involved thousands of Euros in cash being stolen out of collection boxes.

Source: irishtimes.com 

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