$330,000 found in Japan vacant house demolition
News On Japan via AFP -- Oct 17
Construction workers dismantling a vacant house in rural Japan discovered $330,000 cash stuffed in a tin box underneath the living room floor, press reports said Wednesday.
The house, in a farming town on the northern island of Hokkaido, had been empty since its elderly male owner died two years ago, the reports said.
The cash -- about 2,600 notes each worth 10,000 yen ($127) bundled together or put in envelopes -- will be handed over to the dead man's relatives on the main Japanese island of Honshu, the reports said.
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