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(NewsChannel 5 Nashville)   Man looking for cans to recycle finds a bag containing $4000, does the right thing and turns it in to the police. Gets a call the owner of the money wants to thank him and give him $400 reward   (newschannel5.com) divider line 34
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2013-04-09 11:58:01 PM  
img1.fark.net Man loses $3600 in game of Finders-Keepers-Losers-Weepers


No, good for him, I like to think that if I did something stupid like lose $4k in cash it would be turned in. 10% finders fee is pretty legit too.
 
2013-04-10 12:20:07 AM  
Gotta love a completed circle of Doing the Right Thing.
 
2013-04-10 12:35:04 AM  
www.homevideos.com
Needs more than a 10% percent finder's fee
 
2013-04-10 01:05:16 AM  
He's out $3600.  St. Ayn of Rand is disappointed.
 
2013-04-10 01:57:42 AM  
he liked those cans
 
2013-04-10 02:03:34 AM  
Pretty generous finders fee for a meth dealer.

Seriously, who keeps money in bags, and loses them?
 
2013-04-10 03:25:17 AM  

impaler: Pretty generous finders fee for a meth dealer.

Seriously, who keeps money in bags, and loses them?


Brink's.
 
2013-04-10 04:53:30 AM  
I read the headline rather hastily and at first I thought it said he wanted to thank him for getting his $400 back.
My subconscious probably automatically thought that to be the case considering it included, "turns it in to the police".
 
2013-04-10 04:54:14 AM  
I don't think turning a bag of found money in to the police is really the "right" thing to do, in many cases. Doubly so if it's a briefcase full of found money.
 
2013-04-10 04:57:57 AM  

BarkingUnicorn: impaler: Pretty generous finders fee for a meth dealer.

Seriously, who keeps money in bags, and loses them?

Brink's.


I doubt Brinks would give out a reward of 10%, though.
 
2013-04-10 05:02:20 AM  
Joe Ellis said at least twice a week he goes looking for recyclable cans in Murfreesboro dumpsters, in which he is able to earn around $100 a month.

In other news, local dumpster diver Joe Ellis just started a 4 month vacation.
 
2013-04-10 05:02:29 AM  
How do you "accidentally" throw $4000 into a dumpster?
 
2013-04-10 05:03:03 AM  

impaler: Pretty generous finders fee for a meth dealer.

Seriously, who keeps money in bags, and loses them?


"David; the owner of the money "
 
2013-04-10 05:05:17 AM  
Nice.

Nothing wrong with doing a good thing.  Would you want someone to do that if it was your money?  LIAR!  Of course you would ;)
 
2013-04-10 05:07:10 AM  
I like to think that anybody capable of accidentally leaving $4000 in cash in a dumpster doesn't need it as much as I do.
 
2013-04-10 05:09:43 AM  

CaptSacto: Gotta love a completed circle of Doing the Right Thing.


$4000 in a bag in a dumpster is a secret payoff, not an accident.
 
2013-04-10 05:12:47 AM  

Joce678: $4000 in a bag in a dumpster is a secret payoff, not an accident.


maybe Uncle Billy was on his way to deposit it when he had a run in with Mr Potter.
 
2013-04-10 05:13:41 AM  
It boggles my mind too how people can lose money like this. I have had different sums on me from less then what is mentioned in the article to many times what is mentioned and in all cases it was constantly in the front of my mind that I had it on me and was constantly aware of it. Me thinks if you lose any amount then ya didn't really need it apparently.
 
2013-04-10 05:20:13 AM  
bless you Joe Ellis. bless your heart.
 
2013-04-10 05:23:36 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: [www.homevideos.com image 274x210]
Needs more than a 10% percent finder's fee


But can give you 100 bucks off that tru-coat.
 
2013-04-10 06:03:48 AM  

dropdfun: It boggles my mind too how people can lose money like this. I have had different sums on me from less then what is mentioned in the article to many times what is mentioned and in all cases it was constantly in the front of my mind that I had it on me and was constantly aware of it. Me thinks if you lose any amount then ya didn't really need it apparently.


The 25 year old me would have agreed with you.

The 40 year old me now realizes I can get up because I have to pee and forget to pee before sitting back down.    And my  mind has only STARTED going.
 
2013-04-10 06:05:47 AM  
Dumbass loses 4 grand

/even bigger dumbass returns the money
 
2013-04-10 06:30:59 AM  
Years ago, my boss in the restaurant would put his bank deposits in a bag, change out of his manager's shirt, and pull a baseball cap on.  He'd walk out the front door, slurping a drink, carrying the bag, looking like all the other customers.  The weight of the money and change looked just like a to-go meal.

But, he never let himself get distracted enough to let go of that bag, until the teller had it.
 
2013-04-10 07:42:35 AM  
Seems more like a dead drop than lost cash. I wonder who David, the owner of the money had killed.
 
2013-04-10 08:17:17 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: [www.homevideos.com image 274x210]
Needs more than a 10% percent finder's fee


beat me to it.

/I NEED THE PRINCIPLE
 
2013-04-10 08:53:17 AM  
Oblig:

jnpickens.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-04-10 09:24:33 AM  
"Hey, I found $4000...er, I mean $2000 in a bag, officer. I wonder whose it is?"
 
2013-04-10 09:53:30 AM  

FatherChaos: "Hey, I found $4000...er, I mean $2000 in a bag, officer. I wonder whose it is?"


"Don't worry, citizen, I will track down the owner of the $1000 and return it to him."
 
2013-04-10 10:02:25 AM  

xxmedium: Oblig:

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Perfect +1
 
2013-04-10 10:32:42 AM  

xxmedium: Oblig:

[jnpickens.files.wordpress.com image 850x616]


Came for this, leaving satisfied (albeit $4,000 poorer).
 
2013-04-10 10:43:42 AM  
These news stories reassure my faith in humanity.

Also in my wicked, wicked nature. I would NOT turn that money in. I would immediately justify it internally, then sit on the money for about 15 days "in case the owner came looking for it".
 
2013-04-10 11:44:20 AM  

ReapTheChaos: How do you "accidentally" throw $4000 into a dumpster?


Maybe he is married and the wife decided to clean up his filthy office and didnt tell him.
 
2013-04-10 03:57:01 PM  
I remember the episode of the Sopranos when Steve Buscemi was on and he was out walking around at night and there was a car chase between cops and some drug dealers. The dealers turned the corner tossed the bag with there money and drugs in it at Buscemis feet and free $20 grand for him. I wish that would happen to me I need to move to a shiatter neighborhood.
 
2013-04-10 10:13:02 PM  

Joce678: CaptSacto: Gotta love a completed circle of Doing the Right Thing.

$4000 in a bag in a dumpster is a secret payoff, not an accident.


MARY! YOU FORGOT YOUR BRIEFCASE!

www.zuguide.com
 
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