Would you keep the cash?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll Started 28 August 2007:

Would you keep the cash?

Youve just paid for your shopping in a busy supermarket, and by mistake youre handed an extra 20 note in the change. You only notice as youre walking out of the store pushing a heavy trolley.

Now, be honest about what youd do not what you hope youd do Which of these is nearest your reaction?


A. Keep the cash. Its too late, too much hassle & their mistake.4,694 votes (75 %)
B. Give half to charity. Its too much hassle to return it but Id only keep half.116 votes (2 %)
C. Its theft. Go straight to the cashier and hand the money back.1,466 votes (23 %)

                   6,276 votes received.

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