The Macao police have apprehended a casino staff who allegedly stole gaming chips worth 50,000 Hong Kong dollars (US$6,250), local media reported Thursday.
The Macao Post Daily quoted police sources as saying that the 38-year-old female suspect was taken into custody Tuesday after the casino surveillance camera had notice the chip stealing action and informed the police.
The police later searched the suspect's flat and seized a mount of cash which was believed to be exchanged from the losing casino chips, the sources were cited by the newspaper.
Further investigations are underway, according to the newspaper
(Xinhua News Agency June 22, 2007)