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Store employee finds $7,000 stack of money in coat pocket – and returns it to the proprietor

Shop worker finds $7,000 stack of cash in coat pocket – and returns it to the owner


A KIND-hearted store employee who discovered $7,000 (£5,500) in a donated coat has returned the cash to its rightful proprietor.

Jennifer Kimes started to “panic” when she pulled out the wad of money from an merchandise dropped off earlier that day.

A resale store employee found $7,000 contained in the pocket of a coat dropped off on the retailer earlier that day

Jennifer Kimes discovered the cash and said that she immediately knew she had to reunite the money with the rightful owner
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Jennifer Kimes found the money and stated that she instantly knew she needed to discover the rightful proprietor[/caption]

She has labored as a purchaser at Plato’s Closet Valparaiso in Indiana, Chicago, for 2 years however by no means unearthed something like that.

“We discovered 50 cents, a greenback, ChapStick, just a little notice, a chunk of gum, one thing like, however by no means $7,000,” she advised Fox Information.

After Jennifer felt a “little one thing” contained in the jacket pocket she was “shocked” to search out out it was a lot money, two weeks in the past.

She raced over to the until and put it inside for safekeeping.

Because it seems, it was $6,000 in tons of and $1,000 in twenties… we simply don’t see that.


Tammy Wendland, proprietor of Plato’s Closet Valparaiso,

Then she referred to as storeowner Tammy Wendland and between them they have been capable of get the cash again to the precise particular person.

Tammy stated: “I simply knew that we would have liked to take nice care of it so we are able to correctly give it again to the proprietor.

“Because it seems, it was $6,000 in tons of and $1,000 in twenties… we simply don’t see that.”

Jennifer claimed she instantly knew she wanted to return the money.

I used to be shocked. I’m simply actually glad we completely test every part.


Jennifer Kimes

She stated: “I can’t think about dropping that a lot cash.

“I used to be shocked. I’m simply actually glad we completely test every part.”

The money was returned the following day by Tammy, who stated it belonged to a storeowner close by.

When she walked in, she was relieved that he “knew what it was with out me telling him what it was.”

‘I KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE’

Tammy recalled: “He indicated to me, ‘I do know what you have got,’ and I stated to him, ‘What do I’ve?’

“He advised me that I’ve a really massive sum of cash with a rubber band round it.

“I used to be actually grateful that he knew what I had as a result of it completely put my thoughts comfortable that it was going to the precise particular person.”


Tammy praised Jennifer for not being deceitful concerning the money.

She stated: “I’m grateful that she is at all times what I believed she was, what I anticipated her to be, that she has very excessive integrity.”