Police in South Korea are sweeping the country for a lead in the disappearance of millions of dollars in cash from casinos on the popular resort island.
Jeju Shinhwa World, one of the biggest resorts on Jeju Island, reported to police earlier this month that more than 14 billion won, or $ 13 million equivalent, had disappeared from the Landing casino where gamblers often play. Cara and other high stakes card games.
Hong Kong-based casino operator Landing International Development Ltd. has asked police to look for a female employee from Malaysia who is responsible for cash. But did not return to work after vacation at the end of December In a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Executive Director Wong Hoi Po said Landing was unable to contact the woman.
Shares in Landing International Development were down 7.6 percent to their lowest Monday before recovering 4.7 percent on Tuesday.
South Korea̵7;s semi-official Yonhap news agency reported that police in Jeju had pulled pictures from a security camera from a casino. But pictures taken at the time of the suspected robbery were found to be deleted.