- A fortunate woman accidentally threw out a whopping $25,000 (N10,287,000) into the garbage bin but luckily recovered it with the help of strangers
- The Ohio family was helping their grandmother with cleaning the house but it went horribly wrong as they threw out the money, however it was found by a recycling company
- According to media reports, the garbage company received an urgent call and the supervising manager alerted his workers to look for the stash
A family in the United States of America, Ohio, is said to have been helping their grandmother with her house chores but they threw away $25,000 (N10,287,000) in hard cash. This happened in Lorain County.
Luckily for them, the local waste collection company managed to check the garbage and recovered the money. According to ABC News 5, the company successfully located the family.
According to Ohio Insider, the operations supervisor Gary Capan said his team helped the unnamed family find the granny’s lost money.
A lucky Ohio family recover N10,287,000 cash savings
Capan is quoted by the publication confirming they managed to secure the family and returned the cash. The supervisor explained his team received an urgent call to track down the driver. He said:
"They were cleaning out their house for their grandmother and they cleaned out the refrigerator, threw out all the garbage, grabbed all the freezer stuff and put it in a bag. And then the grandma was like, 'Hey, there's an envelope with $25,000 in there, don't lose that.' "If the cash got dropped at the landfill, there's no finding it any more.”
The recycling centre operations manager speaks on the recovered cash
According to Ampgoo, the family was fortunate when recycling collectors managed to pick up the money. Dan Schoewe said:
"It took 10 minutes and I actually said, 'Man, it just looks like this,' pulled it off, opened it and there was the package with the money. They were so happy they were torn."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian man, Julius Eze, has shown people the true meaning of honesty. Between Friday night, July 9, and Saturday morning, July 10, when banks are closed, he received N2.5m in three batches.
The first credit alert was the sum of N500,000. Just when he was thinking about the surprise money, he got N1m the morning after. Eze was not out of the dumbfoundedness yet when another N1m came in.
Taking to Facebook on Sunday, July 11, the man shared a screenshot of the alerts' SMS as they came in.