Should the guy really be rewarded for basically following a minimum standard of ethics? If he had done anything else with the money, he'd be a criminal. Therefore, it's not like he really went above and beyond the call of duty, imo.
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Jhooper I agree with you but I think most other people would have just kept the money. If he did chances are no one would have ever known. And personally if you are traveling with ten grand and you manage to lose it, I don't feel bad for you.