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.
Council contractors stumbled upon the cash in the safe, which had been put out for inorganic rubbish collection in an Auckland suburb. The cash has been handed in to police.
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.
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