Homeless Man Turns In Backpack Filled With Cash

BOSTON (September 16, 2013)--A homeless man in Boston turned in a backpack he found that was filled with tens of thousands of dollars in cash and traveler's checks.

The man, whose name was not made public, found the backpack at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the South Bay Mall in the city's Dorchester neighborhood, flagged down patrol officers and handed it over.

The backpack contained $2,400 in U.S. currency, almost $40,000 in traveler's checks, Chinese passports and other personal papers.

Meanwhile, the man who lost the backpack informed workers at the Best Buy store at the mall.

The man was taken to the police station, where he was confirmed as the rightful owner.

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