Most issues are costlier today, and that reality positively applies to Pokemon. From garments to decor and past, Pokemon instructions more money than ever. That is very true for the buying and selling card scene as secondhand retailers are pricing Pokemon playing cards at wild heights. Lately, these costs have made Pokemon accumulating extremely aggressive, and now one retailer has been robbed of greater than 2.2 million yen in playing cards.

Yeah, that’s right. A pastime store in Tokyo had greater than 2.2 million yen in playing cards stolen, and police suspect a younger firm employee is in charge.

In line with NHK, a 25-year-old man was taken into custody on suspicion of stealing 2.2 million yen in playing cards which equals almost $16,000 USD. The cardboard retailer, which was situated in Fujiyoshida Metropolis, stated various its playing cards have been taken together with one value greater than $1,200 alone.

At present, authorities imagine the suspect got here to the cardboard retailer at 1:00 am native time and complete 74 playing cards complete. When the store opened that morning, the employees observed their inventory was in disarray. Images have been posted to social media of the scene which confirmed damaged show instances. Due to safety footage, police have been in a position to apprehend the suspect rapidly, and the 25-year-old admitted to stealing the Pokemon playing cards.

What’s extra is that the suspect admitted they have been additionally concentrating on different shops. The suspect had taken buying and selling playing cards from different shops round Tokyo, and this led police to grab a “massive amount of Pokemon playing cards” from the person’s house. At this level, no different robberies have been linked to the suspect, however police at the moment are wanting into different open investigations within the space for connections.

As you possibly can think about, this arrest is only one of many in recent times linked to Pokemon playing cards. The US has had its personal incidents starting from Pokemon-related gun violence and shoplifting. Through the top of Pokemon’s 2021 frenzy, many shops like Goal and Walmart have been compelled to hold card packs behind counters attributable to rampant theft. And because it seems, buying and selling card theft continues to be a priority for collectors to at the present time.

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