Another bad currency conversion

Serb thief buries 83.5 mln pounds in park

BELGRADE (Reuters) – A Serbian bank clerk who stole nearly 1.5 million euros (83.5 million pounds) from his bank left a note reading “I’m sorry”, buried the loot in a park and waited at a cafe for police to arrest him.

1.5 million euros is not 83.5 millions pounds! I wish it was,  ’cause I have a few euros sitting around!


A number of readers noticed this one. It should have been 1.2 million pounds. We corrected: GBU Editor

Recent and related: That’s VERY charitable!

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WoW!!!When I saw the headline on Drudge I thought ..this has to be Rueters or AP. I was’nt too excited because I knew it would be overblown if true at all. I was not disappointed.

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