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FOUND: $1,300 in a Domino’s Box

What’s inside? (Photo: Junk Food Living/Flickr)

On a Friday night, Mike Vegas, a bartender in California, ordered from Domino’s—pizza and wings for dinner. He accepted the delivery, ate a slice of pizza, and put the rest in the fridge for safekeeping, he told ABC7. After a long night at work, he came home and, at 5 a.m., opened the box of wings. But instead of food, he found this:

 

When you order Dominoes Pizza and instead of wings you get cash.....#doihavetogiveitback #ihavetotakeitback #karmatest #dominoespizza

Posted by Mike Vegas on Saturday, September 19, 2015

The two bundles of cash added up to $1,300. The delivery person had put the money in the box for safekeeping, only to accidentally hand it to Vegas. “I wanted to keep it, believe me,” he told ABC7. “But I can’t, I can’t do that.” 

With a news crew in tow, he returned the money to the Domino’s branch. On camera, the shop’s general manager promised that Vegas would get free pizza—for an entire year. 

Bonus finds: The tomb of the Maccabees (maybe), 70,000 fake Qurans

Every day, we highlight one newly lost or found object, curiosity or wonder. Discover something unusual or amazing? Tell us about it! Send your finds to sarah.laskow@atlasobscura.com. 

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