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 Posted 03/08/2012  4:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
You grandmother, like mine and most everyone else's, would have probably helped him out if only he had asked. A shame.
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 Posted 03/10/2012  6:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add matchbox to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Does your GrandMother have proof of your cousin stealing from her or does she just suspect your cousin? Has anyone contacted your cousin and asked about him about it? If he actually did it but denies everything he would know he's suspected of stealing.

Taking something that doesn't belong to you is a concept I don't understand. How anyone can justify doing that, especially from someone you're related to is beyond me.

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 Posted 03/10/2012  6:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cali_Nick to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry to hear about this...

If it was me, Id like to confront the person suspected. I know family is more important than money, but in this case that person would actually be harming your Grandmother... not simply taking a few dollars from the coin jar... Almost like stealing from her retirement.

Of course I would need to be really sure, I probably couldn't accuse him/her based on a hunch. Did your Grandma recently show him the coins?

My Grandmas house is 100% full of Avon boxes....
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 Posted 03/10/2012  7:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sralloway to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
A public shunning by family is called for. All face the person, announce the shunning and turn their backs to him and leave until he/she repents.I like this practice.
Had/have a similar situation in our family. We believe a grandson has lifted things from grandmother's home. Can't prove it yet, but my stuff on our home is well-secured.
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 Posted 03/10/2012  7:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cwb8539 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Based on the facts/circumstances she described in which he was caught rummaging through her stuff several years ago before my grandfather died, she believes my cousin probably did it. Knowing his character, I don't find it hard to believe he is the one responsible.

Unfortunately, she just didn't put all the facts together and discover the crime until now, after the statute of limitations has already expired.

I haven't associated with him in years. I have no idea where he is now. Knowing my grandmother, I doubt she will try to find him and confront him about it, but you can bet your bottom dollar he won't be welcome at her house again so he can help himself to the rest of her collection.

It just ticks me off that he would take advantage of her like that, because as jbuck suggested, she would have helped him if only he would have asked.

She had put those Krugerrands (among many others) away with the plan that she could sell them off a little at a time when needed in her later years of life. Now they aren't there when she needs them the most.

***To my cousin: I hope you can sleep at night with what you've done...
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03/10/2012 7:56 pm
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 Posted 03/25/2012  11:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add silvercoinrn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thats what drugs does :(
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