A California woman was shocked to find more than 36,000 in cash hidden on a couch cushion found on Craigslist.
Vicky Umodu She was browsing the site to find furniture for her new home when she saw an ad for free furniture. The list was for a sofa and a matching chair.
At first, he thought the ad was a ploy but decided to call anyway He learned that a family was handing out furniture to a loved one who had recently died.
“I just moved in, and I have nothing in my house. I was so excited, so we picked it up, “said Umodu ABC7.
While inspecting the furniture, he discovered something strange with a cushion. Umodu felt an object inside a cushion and when he removed it, he realized it was just a few envelopes filled with thousands of dollars.
“I was just saying to my son, ‘Come on, come on, come on!'” He said. “I was shouting, ‘This is money! I have to call the man. ‘
Umodu gave the money to the family, who explained to him that they had found cash hidden in the house, but only a few hundred dollars. As a result, the family paid Umodu $ 2,200 to buy a new refrigerator.
“I did not expect a penny from him; I wasn’t, ”Umodu said.