Family in US stumbles upon $1 million in cash on a weekend drive

WION Web Team New York, New York, United States of America May 20, 2020, 08.17 PM(IST)

US Dollars Photograph:( Reuters )

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David and Emily Schantz were driving near their Caroline County address on Saturday when their pickup truck ran-over two bags. They decided to pull over and collect what they presumed was waste.

A family from USA's Virginia has a grand rush of luck when it stumbled upon almost $1 million in cash.

The family was on a weekend drive when it picked up two bags it thought contained waste.

David and Emily Schantz were driving near their Caroline County address on Saturday when their pickup truck ran-over two bags. They decided to pull over and collect what they presumed was waste.

The Schantz family then discovered the two bags contained around $1 million in cash.

They then contacted Caroline County police, who were dispatched to the address to investigate.

"To have someone so honest give that million dollars back was exceptional on their part," said sheriff's major Scott Moser to WTVR.

Police continue to investigate how the money bags were left on the road in Goochland County, but suspect the bags belonged to the US Postal Service, and were en route to a bank.