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Juan Carlos Quesada is the prime suspect in the missing ¢378 million colones (US$750.000 dollars) missing from the vault of the Banco Nacional Cobano branch

Quesada, a manager of the at the branch in Santa Teresa de Cóbano de Puntarenas, was last seen Saturday night when a taxi driver drove him home. He had worked for the Banco Nacional for the last 18 years, the last 4 years in Cobano.

The alert came Tuesday when Quesada did not show for work and bank auditors discovered the missing month.

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) was called in on Monday first to investigate a missing person. The investigation turned into a robbery and countrywide manhunt after auditors found cash missing from the vault.

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