yeah my guess each gang/group got a 750e item. dog tags for 6st gang, leather choker for animals, ying-yang for tiger claws etc. if the game didn't place such an emphasis on corpos and their greed, the golden necklace being worth less than a kanji pendant, would fit your explanation.Choom.
Style over substance!
gold has become devalued in the future because tesla captured an asteroid full of gold alloy worth one quadrillion dollars