Skip to comments.YOU SEE AN ARMORED CAR DRIVE OFF, A LARGE BAG OF MONEY FALLS OUT. WHAT DO YOU DO?
Posted on 11/01/2009 10:54:24 AM PST by JoeProBono
No one saw the truck drive off, it left the alley between the bank and another business. You could pick up the cash and no one would see you. What should you do?
Not enough information in the scenario...
Does the money belong to the DNC?
Even 5 years ago, I would have turned it in. but now... different story. It is most likely taxpayers money so I would like to give the first 10% to charity and then spread it around to every middle income taxpayer I know. Kinda like a refund!!
What if I donated 10% to the church?
Easy question. The money gets returned, my integrity remains intact.
Now that is a poser indeed!
How about if the bag is labeled "Federal Stimulus Funds"?
That’s an easy one. Although the temptation would be great (especially with the Obama regime in power), I would pick up the bag and call both the armored car company and the bank who owns the bag. Or better yet I would take it into the bank.
Believe it or not I don’t feel I am entitled to other people’s money.
My father worked for an armored car company for over 20 years but even if he hadn’t I would still make the calls.
Does the money belong to the DNC?
Of course, by definition.
“How are you going to pay for that tax cut?”
>>What if I donated 10% to the church?<<
Ah, the Kennedy approach to salvation...
“How about if the bag is labeled “Federal Stimulus Funds”?”
Or The Rangel Institute for Higher Learning?
“I am Cornholio!”
Don’t know, but yesterday I picked up a ticket book that fell off a police car when the cop when around a corner. Trying to decide if I should turn it in or play tricks on someone.
Figure there’s a camera, somewhere, or it’s a setup (i.e., Turkey Drop).
All of it.
Duties of finder: Any person who finds and takes possession of any article of the value of one dollar or more shall report the finding of such article to the police department of the municipality in which he finds such article within forty-eight hours from the time of such finding. The finder of such article shall, at the time of reporting, furnish to the police department the date, time and place of finding, his name and address and a description of the article found, and, within a period of one week from such finding, shall deliver such article to the police department. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 50-10 (2008).
You MUST turn it in, because you have ALREADY been filmed by the bank security and ATM cameras, not to mention the general street surveliance ones, in many US cities now.
I’d keep it. I see nothing morally wrong with taking money from a bank that got a taxpayer bailout.
Then reality sets in. Return it to the bank or turn it over to the police.
Pick up the bag so some dishonest person did not get it and immediately call authorities.
I’ve learned from my government and liberals to take whatever I can and forget about who I took it from.
Barney Frank Friendship Foundation (BFFF)?
I was never there, I never saw a truck, I have no idea what you are talking about...by the way, can you break a $100 bill? All I have are large bills.
My integrity is not for sale at any price.
Actually, and interesting question. If you knew you could take the money undetected would you?
Not sure about myself, but I do know that my Mom would return it - “because it is not my money”.
Then she’ll go out and vote for a Democrat who will take my money, under threat of violence, to give to some stranger.
There's only one right thing to do. Pick up the money and return it to the driver of the truck before he gets to where he's going......if not, chances are he's going to lose his job. I don't need money that bad...
“Barney Frank Friendship Foundation (BFFF)?”
Well, no, I wouldn’t touch that...no telling WHERE it’s been...
Return it to its rightful owner—Barack.
I’d sure not pick it up. I’d call the armored car company, and if I couldn’t get hold of them I’d call the police anonymously.
Could easily be a police sting and they accuse you of grand theft the second it is in your hand.
Remember the NY wallet sting?
That doesn't mean you won' be observed if you take the money.
First, I’d look for the hidden cameras of the sociology student.
They'll have you in more than 200 pickups, some at ground level, and your every movement will have been reconstructed as you moved from pickup viewing area to pickup viewing area ~ a veritable movie!
Well that dates the statute back to a time when the dollar was actually worth something! I can see myself going into a local police station and putting a single dollar bill on the desk. How expensive do you think it is to get out of the mental health lock-up that you will probably find yourself in "for your own protection"?
Who says the Kennedys have given 10% ?!?!?!?
If you do keep it, wash the whole load in a clothes washer to get rid of the drug residue, otherwise you’ll get busted as a dealer as well. :-)
Return the money.
The old street rule about found money is that if it’s a lot of money, whoever lost it will come looking for it. Often, those types of folks are not agreeable.
I’m not talking about finding $100 cash or a wallet with walking around money (I once found $80+ in NYC on the corner of 3rd & 53rd Street, someone lost change for $100, evidently).
I’m talking about a bag or container of bills, amounting in the $1,000.
Honesty is the best policy.
>>Who says the Kennedys have given 10% ?!?!?!?<<
Remember, this is other people’s money used for his personal benefit (buying his way into heaven).
At one time Brink’s drivers were offered a bounty on armored car robbers. $5000 per wounded robber, $10,000 per dead robber. One driver collected $20,000 when a gunman demanded the Brink’s guard hand over the two bags of money. Which he did and then promptly shoot the fool holding a bag in each hand, then turned and shot his accomplice. A good day’s work.
I’d call out to the driver without going near the bag.
(guess I'd have to turn it in and hope there's a reward)
Is the bank, Goldman Sacks?
I would call the nearest Acorn location and explain that I was a Nigerian businessman who had dropped $1.2 million in a bag in an alley near xxx, and I would gladly let them keep 20% if they would so kindly retrieve it for me. :D
Take the money and give it to the closest homeless shelter. NOT!
I would keep it all.
Your integrity and $1.27 will get you a 16oz. coffee at our local 7-11.
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