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A man from Georgia who had paid his ex-avenger boss his latest salary of $ 915 in oil pennies finally got a “real boost” thanks to the help of a coin-counting company.
Andreas Flaten A wheelbarrow of 91 515 pence – Delivered on his trail by former employer A OK Walker Autoworks last month – received Thursday and cashed by Coinstar, according to Press release From the company.
“I used to spend an hour or two a night trying to clean the pennies, and maybe just clean what was worth about $ 5,” said Flaten, according to the press release. “I was so relieved and grateful.”
On March 12, Flaten found 500 pounds of pennies, greased with motor oil which made it difficult to obtain, at his home in Fayetteville.
The note above the stolen text reads: “f – k you”.
Flatton’s friend, Olivia Oxley, later shared a video of the penny pile in an Instagram post that went viral, prompting Coinstar to lend a helping hand.
The company said, “Coinstar has been in the coin business for 30 years and we process roughly 41 billion coins annually – so getting 91,000 pence was all in a business day.”
The company said it rounded the value of the pennies to $ 1,000 and offered to donate the same amount to the charity of Flaten’s choice.
Flaten has chosen two animal shelters in the Atlanta area to receive the donations, according to FOX News.
“I gave the money to Royal Animal Refuge and TLC Pet Rescue. One of them saved my dog and the other saved my mom’s dog,” he told the station on Friday.
Flaten was reported to have promised the final A check for $ 915 By January, the money never arrived. He later said that his former boss accused him of damages to the company and refused to properly pay him.