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Old Aug 18th 2011, 9:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Sophia_S View Post
Personally,yes,I couldn't live with myself if I didn't!....I'm one of those people who've never even gotten off a bus without at least leaving my busfare in the conductors little 'cubby-hole'!......to be honest, I wouldn't even have looked inside the bag for an address or phone number without a 'witness'!!!...my conscience would kill me otherwise!
Did the conductor mind you doing that
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Old Aug 18th 2011, 10:08 pm
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Did the conductor mind you doing that
He never complained!!! LOL! (just knew someone would have to say it!!!) LOL
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Old Aug 18th 2011, 10:10 pm
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He never complained!!! LOL! (just knew someone would have to say it!!!) LOL
I couldn't let that one pass me by
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Old Aug 18th 2011, 10:12 pm
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I couldn't let that one pass me by
Knew it would be too unbearable for someone! LOL!
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 12:25 am
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Default Re: Would you have handed it in ?

I definately would have handed it in, or tried to find the owner myself with whatever info the item held. If it was a wad of cash, I would turn it in to a police station and got a receipt for it, as you don't know if the person claiming it is the rightful owner.

SIL left his wallet in a seat-back pocket as it was hurting his bum. He managed to get back onto the plane when he explained why he wanted to. The cleaners were already on the plane, and his wallet had gone. This was around 5-10 minutes after he had got off. I think it was either BA or a Delta affiliate at either LHR or Linate.
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 4:04 am
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There's no question that I/we would have turned it in. OH and I found a woman's wallet in the car park at Sam's Club with a cache of credit cards, several hundred dollars and who-knows-what. We traced her down by her driver's license but, because she was so suspicious of who we were and why we were calling it was a job to get her to meet us in the car park at Walmart so we could give it back to her. Think she said much in the way of thanks? Nope. Still, we'd do it again. Do hope you get at least the bag back - but don't hold your breath. Such a shame.......
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 9:32 am
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Oh there are good people out there. I once left my wallet in a black cab after having been taken ill on the tube. Cabbie handed it into Richmond Police station....apparently they get a reward if all contents is there.

Another good samaritan, a member of the public put me in the cab after I vomited on Earls Court station (no I hadn't been drinking for once) had some virus which attacked me. I still dont know who that person was but have always wanted to thank them.

wouldn't think it would be the same here though...SA is thief full! There is only shame if you get caught...bloody African culture is not all pretty I assure you. Maybe they all work at United? LOL
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 1:01 pm
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 1:06 pm
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Default Re: Would you have handed it in ?

Yes I would hand it.

Two women I worked with found a wallet at the bottom of the stairs of our office building. As they opened it to find out the name of it's owner...the owner appeared. He claimed there was money missing from the wallet...called the police...the 2 women spent the rest of the day and evening at the police station.
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 1:14 pm
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Yes I would hand it.

Two women I worked with found a wallet at the bottom of the stairs of our office building. As they opened it to find out the name of it's owner...the owner appeared. He claimed there was money missing from the wallet...called the police...the 2 women spent the rest of the day and evening at the police station.
shady man.

I have found 3 wallet's/purses in my time and handed them all in to the police. I also found a large amount of money in the back of a taxi when I was about 10 and started to let the driver know about it, then felt a clip round the ear from my dad, who was with me.
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 1:16 pm
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Default Re: Would you have handed it in ?

Yes, I would have handed it in. I wouldn't have been able to live with the guilt if I hadn't!

What a lovely bunch of honest people we all are! Restores my faith in humanity.
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Old Aug 19th 2011, 2:08 pm
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Yes I would hand it.

Two women I worked with found a wallet at the bottom of the stairs of our office building. As they opened it to find out the name of it's owner...the owner appeared. He claimed there was money missing from the wallet...called the police...the 2 women spent the rest of the day and evening at the police station.
Sounds like that one might've been a scam? And how in the world would they prove they hadn't taken a dime??
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Originally Posted by scottishcelts View Post
shady man.

I have found 3 wallet's/purses in my time and handed them all in to the police. I also found a large amount of money in the back of a taxi when I was about 10 and started to let the driver know about it, then felt a clip round the ear from my dad, who was with me.
Maybe I'm being naive here - but what happened to the "large amount of money"?
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Originally Posted by Egg and Cress View Post
Maybe I'm being naive here - but what happened to the "large amount of money"?
Well the taxi driver heard and I handed it over to him, he then homed in via radio to his boss to let them know. (maybe then split the money after that, who knows).
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Originally Posted by Egg and Cress View Post
Maybe I'm being naive here - but what happened to the "large amount of money"?
His dad is now living in the Costa del sol...next to Reggie!
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