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Old 11-24-2018, 08:53 PM
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Default Storage unit contents bought for 500, contained 7.5 mil

https://www.desertsun.com/story/news...it/2093538002/

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Old 11-25-2018, 08:32 AM
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Something stinks about that story.
Typically, it takes at least 90 days before a storage facility can auction off an "abandoned" unit, what with having to run ads in the newspaper, along with the other legalities that have to be followed.
This story, however, expects us to believe that the previous owners of the safe full of money have somehow "forgotten" to pay their bill, or at least send a change of address notice.
The only plausible explanation here is that a key person passed on, and only after a will was read, or at least reviewed by a lawyer, was it discovered that the deceased had a rental unit. The time frame would probably be about right.
In any case, the buyers had no legal obligation to return so much as a dime, much less 75% of it.
Methinks there's a lot left out of the story.

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Old 11-25-2018, 09:44 AM
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Sounds like drug money to me...

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Old 11-25-2018, 10:18 AM
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Also the only source for this story is a guy who has a reality show about storage unit auctions, which makes me skeptical.

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Old 11-25-2018, 10:35 AM
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The story aired on ABC nightly news last evening.

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Old 11-29-2018, 01:02 PM
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I can't think of too many reasons to store that much cash in one spot, and few of them are legit...
Better to take the reward than be looking over your shoulder!

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