Mystery money bags left on sidewalks of small, English village

January 21, 2020

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A view of the red-brick building of the Hardwick Hotel pub in Blackhall Colliery is shown from across the street.

A view of the Hardwick Hotel pub in Blackhall Colliery, where, since 2014, 13 packages of 20-pound notes have been dumped in plain sight in the streets of County Durham village.


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From The World and PRX, The Number in the News — Today’s number is 2,500. Residents of Blackhall Colliery, England, have been stumbling on bundles of cash since 2014. In total, more than $40,000 has been found. Now, police say the “culprits” have come forward.

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