Stranger who found man’s lost wallet used genius bank hack to get it back to him

Stranger who found man’s lost wallet used genius bank hack to get it back to him

One person went to extraordinary lengths to get a wallet back to a stranger.

Knowing all to well that sinking feeling when you realise you've misplaced your wallet, phone or keys, one person went on a mission to return a stranger's possession.

The wallet also had minimal details inside, so the hero used a banking trick to contact the owner.

Not only that, but his genius hack also meant he had to pay some of his own money into his account for the plan to work.

  • Boy pens sweet thank you note to police who 'save lives' and 'always wave to him'

The owner had now shared the "good samaritan's" trick on Twitter, revealing his mind was blown has quickly gone viral.

In a post that now has 22.1k retweets and 126.4k likes, owner of the lost wallet Tim Cameron revealed how he got it back.

He tweeted: "I just lost my wallet on the way home from work.

"I didn't have much identifying info in there so a good Samaritan got in touch with my via my… bank account."

Explaining how, he added: "4x transfers of £0.01 each with a reference up to 18 chars."

In the first reference the stranger had written "Hi, I found your" and in the second wrote "wallet in the road".

Read More

Heartwarming real life stories

  • Thief leaves gran touching note
  • Man's tattoo tribute to deaf grandson
  • Defiant boy celebrates being cancer free
  • Pizza Express staff rescue kids on date

The third reference told the owner to "text or call!" and in the last was a phone number.

Tim revealed he'd now got his wallet back and had bought the stranger a bottle of wine to say thank you.

Twitter users were in awe of the lengths the stranger went to, and his clever hack.

One wrote: "This is so good. There are so many more people like this than not. It’s still nice to see it though. Thanks for sharing!"

Another added: "What a great positive story. Hats off too for the ingenious way of contacting you.

Great to know there are still fabulous people out there who actually care. Bravo."

While a third wrote: "That’s so clever and kind!" Many others took to the post to share their own stories of returned items from kind strangers.

  • Twitter

Source: Read Full Article