safety deposit box


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Noun1.safety deposit box - a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuablessafety deposit box - a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
deedbox, strongbox - a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
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But we revealed how the trophy was found when the Co-op Bank, in Blandford Square, Newcastle, decided it would no longer provide safety deposit boxes in its offices.
"If anyone has a lot of jewellery or has items that are irreplaceable for sentimental reasons, they should consider storing them in a safety deposit box at their local bank."
Paula Bashforth, Grainger Market manager, said: "This trophy was found when the Co-op decided that it didn't want to deal with safety deposit boxes any more.
A Larnaca couple suspected of stealing close to e1/4500,000 in cash and valuables from bank safety deposit boxes have been referred for trial by the Criminal Court, it emerged on Wednesday.
Mr Moger said they had been found liable by a High Court judge in 1998 over the "admitted unlawful break-ins" of Mr Rowland's safety deposit box at Harrods' "Citadel of Security".
Police have arrested a third suspect, a 28-year-old man, in connection with the theft of some e1/4500,000 in cash and jewellery from safety deposit boxes in two banks in Larnaca.
As for civil liberties and the fundamental principles of freedom, allowing his employees to open a safety deposit box and remove its contents seems a pretty fundamental abuse.
When questioned, the 36-year-old told officers he had visited the co-op three months ago and in his safety deposit box he had e1/4400,000.
But it also highlighted the controversies surrounding the opening of a Harrod's safety deposit box belonging to Mr Al Fayed's business rival, Mr Tiny Rowland, and Mr Al Fayed's admitted involvement in paying MPs to ask questions in the House of Commons.
He says he picked up the sum from a safety deposit box at the Ritz hotel to invest in Luxembourg.
But a jury found him guilty after hearing he pocketed pounds 3,000 from each of the 25 trips he made and had stored pounds 58,000 from the operation in a safety deposit box at the London store.
OSCAR winner Jamie Foxx keeps a recording of Whitney Houston's hit I Will Always Love You locked away in a safety deposit box.

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