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Who can guess what I would do It this was me?

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  1. Erik

    Erik Regular Member

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    Woman finds $357,959 cashier's check and returns it




    LOS ANGELES - As she walked from a post office, Talon Curtis thought she'd found one of those gimmicky sweepstakes offers on the ground that scream something like "$357,959.55" in big bold letters and "This is not a real check" in much smaller type. But just as she was about to do her part for a cleaner planet and deliver the paper from the parking lot to a trash can, she noticed it was a real cashier's check with a real signature.
    "I couldn't believe it. I almost passed out," Curtis, who works as a loan negotiator, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "I have never seen a check that big. Not in my possession, anyway."
    She immediately set out to find its rightful recipient, but it was Saturday afternoon and the banks were closing. On Monday, with help from KCAL-TV reporter Dave Malkoff, she located the check's owner, who had arrived at her bank in a panic.
    "I think she had walked in at the same time the bank manager called me back," Curtis said. "I could hear her walking up to him. and I could hear all this commotion in the background."
    Curtis said she spoke briefly with the woman on the phone about a possible meeting, but Pacific Mercantile Bank instructed her to mail the check to them instead.
    Not willing to take a chance on the mail, Curtis delivered it personally. A bank employee confirmed it had arrived.
    Curtis said she never thought of keeping the check for herself, and she declined the woman's offer of a reward. Still, she's just a little disappointed.
    "I just wanted to see her face," Curtis said, laughing. "I just wanted to let her know that there are honest people left in this world."

    I'd have this shit deposited in a overseas account lickitty split
     
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  2. leonidt

    leonidt Regular Member

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    She just wanted to let her know that there are stupi..I mean...honest people left in this world. :rolleyes:
     
  3. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    wow... Hmm. Yeah foreign account sounds good. ;)
     
  4. heiny

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    Karma cant catch this one if you deposit it in a foreign account lol
     
  5. hellokitty

    hellokitty Registered Member

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    Once I returned 50 bucks I found. :p

    Nowadays, if it was me, I'd keep the check and rot in hell, who cares...
     
  6. The Scarlet Pimp

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    golly! i'm surprised the bank didn't accuse her of boosting the paper in the first place.
     
  7. gimme4free

    gimme4free Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    One of my friends younger brothers found a gymbag with a rolex and a wallet with over £500 in once and returned it!