$40,000 Cash Left On Car Dealer's Counter

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Two employees who found $40,000 in cash at a Florida car dealership have made their boss proud: Instead of keeping the money, they turned it in. The Orlando Sentinel reports it was in a small box that someone left at Central Florida Toyota on Monday. Two employees in the parts department noticed it but assumed someone would come back to get it. When it was still there Tuesday, they opened it and found the cash.

The dealership's general manager said he was surprised that someone would carry that much money and leave it on a public display counter. He also said he was proud to have such honest employees.

The money remained Thursday at the Orange County Sheriff's Office waiting to be claimed. Deputies are reviewing security video from the dealership.


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  • by Bob Location: Belhaven on Jun 26, 2009 at 03:55 PM
    Ted if you take my money I'm calling the cops and come looking for you!..hahaha
  • by Ted Location: Greenville on Jun 25, 2009 at 02:14 PM
    OMG! I've been looking everywhere for that. Thanks guys for being so honest. I'll be contacting you soon to get my money back.
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