Safe full of cash found in rubbish
The discovery of the money has raised the legal question of whether “finders keepers” applies â€” or if the money should be returned to the absent-minded safe owner who threw it away, reports the NZ Herald.
The case raises a fascinating question about who can lay claim to valuables found on public property â€” and which has been put out as rubbish.
Barrister Marie Dyhrberg said in such cases it wasn’t as simple as “finders keepers”.
Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/wealth/finders-keepers-inorganic-rubbish-collectors-find-safe-full-of-cash-put-out-for-collection/news-story/a7883202cc10522d11d283755b13306d