Couple Finds $11,000 in Cash Near Golden Gate Bridge, Returns to Owners
By Staff Writer | February 20, 2013 04:46 PM EST
A Vallejo couple visiting San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine's Day founded an unattended bag filled with lump of cash.
Carlos and Barbara Landeros on February 14 found a camera bag with $11,060, expensive camera equipment and credit cards, according to NBC Bay Area. Barbara spotted the camera bag once they pulled into Vista Point. The couple waited before heading to a police station and waited for hours until a Chinese tourist was located as the owner, using the credit cards.
Like Us on Facebook
"We wait about 45 minutes before we picked up the bag," said Barbara Landeros at her Vallejo home. "Because we didn't know who it belongs to."
"I got nervous at first, it could be drug money," she said. "I was scared."
The Chinese tourist, Mark was excited to receive the call from the police. Grateful owner shared to NBC that they are "very, very kind in heart." He had accidently left the bag in the lot while traveling with other families.
Mark went out of his way to thank the Landeroses, as he first tried to call but had the wrong number. Then drove to their Vallejo home, only to find out they weren't home. Finally he reached them by phone and thanked them. He said he put a check in the mail as a reward.
© 2015 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Latest Photo Gallery
Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 04.27.15 | 01:08PM EDT
Despite big plans for 2015, Big Bang and 2NE1's contracts are set to expire next year. But not all is lost, according to YG Entertainment's founder Yang Hyun Suk.
With their debut seemingly pushed back time and again, YG Entertainment has confirmed that the size of the upcoming girl group has diminished from the initial stages.
Buzz 04.27.15 | 09:39AM EDT
Psy’s 'Gangnam Style' Honored As Most Viewed Video In YouTube History As Site Celebrates 10th Anniversary
“Gangnam Style” has 2.3 billion views, more than doubling the 1.1 billion views of the second place video, Justin Bieber's "Baby."
Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 04.27.15 | 07:21AM EDT
Big Bang, INFINITE's Kim Sungkyu, and Beast's Hyunseung are all looking to steal the show next month as they all plan major May album releases.