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BOSTON (CN) - Fast ATMs claims an International Protective Services security guard stole $205,000 in cash that he was supposed to be protecting, and when it complained, "IPS declined to help Fast ATMs with its investigation."

Fast ATMs also sued Sixto Santiago, the IPS guard.

Fast owns and operates ATM machines. It hired IPS to provide guards for the drivers who deliver the money.

Fast claims that after it discovered it was $148,000 short, and complained, "IPS declined to help Fast ATMs with its investigation of Santiago."

So, Fast says, it set up secret surveillance inside its vehicles. It claims it saw Santiago stealing money while the Fast worker was delivering money to ATM machines on Jan. 25, Jan. 30 and Feb. 1. It fired Santiago on Feb. 2.

Fast says Santiago admitted to two counts of larceny in September.

Fast demands damages for breach of contract and conversion. It is represented in Norfolk County Court by David Hanrahan.

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