If you found $125,000, would you give it back?
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A Salvation Army worker is being rewarded. He returned a bag containing $125,000. It had fallen from an armored truck.
Joe Cornell found the cash last week. A Brinks truck pulled away from a red light in Fresno, California. It left the sack behind. Brinks is a company that transports money.
"I started crying and shaking," Cornell said. "Everything was going through my mind ... What to do?"
Then he thought about his family. What would they think of him if he took the money?
"That made up my mind right there," he said. He called his boss and told him he'd found a bag of money.
With the Salvation Army, the 52-year-old Cornell Cornell works on donated trailers.
"I went down there carrying the bag like I was Santa Claus," Cornell said.
Brinks spokesman Ed Cunningham said he isn't sure how the truck lost the money.
The company will give Cornell a $5,000 reward. It also will donate $5,000 to the Salvation Army.