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$203,000 stolen - Submitted by John Galianos - Quebec, Canada. See John's listing on polygraphplace.com to inquire about his services

Quite a few years back in Downtown Montreal, someone stole $203,000 from 2 ATM Machines at the EATON center. A witness reported seeing a man and a woman enter the ATM section around 9AM on a friday. He described the male being 6ft 170-175 lbs, 35-38 yrs old with brown hair and a pony tail. He described the lady as short, late 20's, with brown hair and a pony tail. The witness added that they were both wearing an Armored car company uniform but of a different color than that of the company that services those machines.

A quick verification of the armored car company employees led the police to believe that they had found their man. He fit that exact description, was a heavy coke user, had lots of debts and his wife fit the description of the lady in question. She worked for her dad, who, believe it or now, owned a uniform shop. This was "WOW" great information.

I was called in by the investigators and during the briefing, it was allready established in their minds that they had the right guy, but the question was how do we get him to confess? The polygraph test actually took place 2 months after the theft.The guilty party should still remember around what time of the day and what day of the week the crime occurred. I ran two tests and the suspect showed no deception. I walked out of the room to meet the waiting investigators and give them the results that this was not their thief. They were totally devastated. One investigator asked me, "Hey John, was your machine plugged in?" I stood by my opinion and there was no celebrating that night.

Two weeks later, they brought me another suspect. I did exactly the same test with this guy and he showed deception. I had no choice but to interrogate. He confessed and led the police to the remaining $165,000 that was hidden under his sons bed.

We took time to have a few drinks together afterwards and the one investigator made the comment 'Hey John, I was just kidding the other day when I asked you if your machine was plugged in." Because of polygraph, justice was served.

$203,000 stolen - Submitted by John Galianos - Quebec, Canada. See John's listing on polygraphplace.com to inquire about his services

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