Don’t Flush Money, Even If It’s German

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A retiree in Germany flushed around 30,000 deutchmarks down the toilet because he thought they were worthless. The money ends up blocking up a pipe and the cleaning coming comes in to find all this old money, and then they find out the retiree reported his pipes blocked the same day. Upon questioning, he explains he thought the money was worthless so he flushed it down the toilet!

Not only were the 30,000 marks worth $18,900 but he had another 30,000 in his apartment. Whoops. Moral of the story is don’t flush money down the toilet.

Story has been taken off ABC News.

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2 Responses to “Don’t Flush Money, Even If It’s German”

  1. steve says:

    Now that’s what I call filthy lucre!

  2. Amanda says:

    Haha! I read this yesterday and laughed out loud… that poor old man!

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