235,000 euros worth of gold recovered in Utrecht

If you were just walking around the streets and spot a huge chunk of gold just lying around, waiting to be picked up, what would you do? Would you hand it over or would you keep it for yourself? Well, someone found a piece of 235,000 euros worth of gold in Utrecht last Friday, and he diligently handed it over to the police, reports NU.nl

The piece of gold fell out of a delivery van. According to NU.nl, there are speculations that the driver of the delivery van left the side door open after he had loaded the piece of gold from the Royal Mint.

When it was found missing, the owner of the piece of gold put out an advertisement which said that anybody who would find it would get 25,000 euros. They also mentioned that it would be best to hand it over to the police as it cannot be sold.

Would you have done the same? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kavana Desai
Kavana Desaihttps://medium.com/@kavanadesai
Coping with the aftermath of her 3-year stint in the Netherlands, Kavana is a writer, content creator and editor for DutchReview. Hailing from India, she frequently blogs about the Netherlands, being Indian in the Netherlands, and everything in between. She envisions herself to one day be the youngest person to win that Nobel Prize for Literature (she is also not very humble but welcomes only constructive criticism). In the meantime, she fills her days with writing for DutchReview, writing her master's thesis on art theft, and writing fiction that will hopefully see the light of day soon.

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