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    What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    A man found $140,000.

    He turned the cash into the police.

    He received a $2,000 reward.

    His mom said that he should have gotten a $14,000 reward.

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    Man Finds $140,000, Turns It In To Cops , Brinks Gives Struggling Landscaper $2,000 Reward, His Mom Says It Should Have Been 10% - CBS News


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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    10% seems fair, but IMO he isn't entitled to anything. Good for him for turning it in, though! Mom, calm down.



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    He should be happy he got $2,000. What a greedy bastard. You need a 10% tip to do the right thing now? I guess next time someone leaves their wallet at the cash register I should just reach in and grab out 10% before I give it back to them.


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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    In the article it seems the comment was jut kinda thrown out there, its not like he is DEMANDING ten percent... I wish I stumbled upon $140,000.00



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Mom needs to shut up. Be happy he got anything and be proud of what he did.



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Just shows our society these days...everybody expects something for nothing. Turning in the money was/is the right thing to do. You shouldn't need a reward for doing the right thing.



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Honestly, I probably wouldn't turn it in if it had Bank of America plastered all over the side. That's why they have insurance.




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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Honestly, I probably wouldn't turn it in if it had Bank of America plastered all over the side. That's why they have insurance.
    Is it worth the possibility of going to prison over it?



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    He should be happy he got $2,000. What a greedy bastard. You need a 10% tip to do the right thing now? I guess next time someone leaves their wallet at the cash register I should just reach in and grab out 10% before I give it back to them.


    IF he was greedy he would have kept it.

    I for one would have kept the money unless it was planted infront a secruity camera. Would have sat on that money for good long time. Nights out and groceries would all be paid with cash.



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    If I found it I would give it to charity. I would call up the ISU AD and make a donation.......



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Honestly, I probably wouldn't turn it in if it had Bank of America plastered all over the side. That's why they have insurance.
    So their insurance premium goes up. Then they recover the costs from their customers. So you'd be redistributing money from millions of BofA customers into your own pocket. And you'd feel comfortable with that?


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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Look on the bright side, that is $2000 you did not have before. Not every good deed gets rewarded, just be thankful you got something instead of nothing.


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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    So their insurance premium goes up. Then they recover the costs from their customers. So you'd be redistributing money from millions of BofA customers into your own pocket. And you'd feel comfortable with that?

    I'd be alright with it. Have you ever been charged 2 bucks for using the "wrong" ATM.



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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    So their insurance premium goes up. Then they recover the costs from their customers. So you'd be redistributing money from millions of BofA customers into your own pocket. And you'd feel comfortable with that?
    If the insurance premium is increased I suspect that shareholders of B of A would theortically be impacted more than the customer base.

    If the insurance premium doesn't increase, the insurance company shareholders take the hit.

    If the claim causes insurance rates in general to increase, people that need this type of insurance are impacted.


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    Re: What should be the reward for turning in a pile of money to the police?

    In all honesty, I'd probably do the same. Yes, I'm a bad person.


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