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Florida Airport Worker Returns Money And iPad
A cleaning service worker who returned an iPad containing $13,000 in cash he found at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was honored for his honesty at an award ceremony Wednesday morning.
Via NBC Miami reports:
Patrick Morgan was working an early shift at the airport last month when he came across the iPad that had been left behind at a bar in one of the terminals. When he opened the case, he spotted the big wad of cash.
“I opened it first and I see the money and I closed it back,” he said.
Morgan, of Patrick’s Cleaning Service which works for Sunshine Cleaning Systems Inc., immediately turned in the iPad and cash to the airport communications center and Broward Sheriff’s Office substation.
Minutes later, the owner, who had returned from a trip to Las Vegas, came back to the bar and Morgan told him where he could find the money and iPad.
The iPad owner gave Morgan a $60 reward, which Morgan passed on to a homeless woman.
At Wednesday’s ceremony, the Broward County Aviation Department honored Morgan for his honesty and hard work, and Sunshine Cleaning awarded him $625, which is equal to one week paid vacation. He says he’ll keep it.
What a cheap SOB. $13k in cash and an iPad and he only gives the guy $60. Talk about paying it forward. The world needs more people like Patrick Morgan.