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Couple mistakenly given bag of cash at McDonalds

Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 00:58

Dec. 5 - U.S. couple accidentally given restaurant's bank deposit with their breakfast order. Jennifer Davis reports.

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A Tennessee couple got a lot more than breakfast during a recent trip thru their local McDonalds drive-thru. SOUNDBITE: STACYE TERRY. MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER SAYING: "My husband opened the bag and discovered there was money inside and said you're not going to believe this." Turns out Greg and Stacye Terry got a lot more than their order. Inside the McDonald's to-go bag were three bags of cash. SOUNDBITE: STACYE TERRY, MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER SAYING "Of course it was their deposit. It was a fair amount of money, I could have done some shopping." A McDonald's employee quickly realized the mistake and chased after them. And the couple says of course they returned all the money. SOUNDBITE: STACYE TERRY, MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER SAYING "She was shaking, very upset, visibly upset as she should have been because it could have been anybody." "The second that he said it was their deposit, my first thing was get in the truck let's take it back. There is no other way to have it, I couldn't live with myself with that." The owner of the McDonald's has praised the couple's honesty. An internal investigation is looking into the cause of the mistake.

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Couple mistakenly given bag of cash at McDonalds

Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 00:58