One woman was shocked to find a box hidden in her kitchen while renovating the room and became even more confused when she opened it – she doesn’t know what to do with the contents
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If you found a wallet full of money on the street, what would you do?
You are probably determined to find the rightful owner and hoping that sometime in the future karma will favor you for your good deed.
But if you find money in a house you bought, would your moral compass guide you the same way?
A woman gained weight mom net to explain that she had an old kitchen ripped out and a box was found by the fitter.
She said: “There was £4,000 in cash inside. We informed the solicitor who managed the sale (it was an estate sale). What do you think will happen?”
Others commented to commend the woman for being so honest about what was found.
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“You’re more honest than me,” one commented.
Another said: “That was good of you, many wouldn’t do that and I can’t heartily say I would do the same.”
“Thank god…a lot of people wouldn’t have said that,” praised another.
Another wrote: “Hope you get to keep it. I would have explained it too. Fingers crossed that your honesty is fully repaid.”
However, other people were puzzled as to why the mother had been so honest.
Someone quipped, “You buy a house and everything in it. If you find toxic waste, it would be up to you to dispose of it. Honestly, I would have shut up and put it in your kitchen.”
Another wrote: “Oh god how exciting! I have to say I probably would have stayed silent and held on for a few months to see what happened.”
“I would have kept it with no regrets,” commented one.
Meanwhile, one fw speculated why the money might have been left there.
One wrote: “Possibly a parent squirreled it away and they died before they told their husband or wife and then he or she died and that’s why the kids don’t know about it.
“Could also have been saved long ago and then forgotten by the time the person got old and had dementia.
“Just a few examples of why the kids who sold the house didn’t know about it.”
What would you do if you found €4,000? Let us know in the comments.
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