Police Seek Homeless Man Who Stumbled Upon $354K in Room at Paris Airport - NBC Southern California
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Police Seek Homeless Man Who Stumbled Upon $354K in Room at Paris Airport

"To his surprise, the door is opening, he's entering and finds out there's huge amount of money"

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Police Seek Homeless Man Who Stumbled Upon $354K in Room at Paris Airport
    Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images, File
    In this April 16, 2010, file photo, passengers walk in a terminal at the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France.

    French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros ($354,000).

    Two police officers, who are not allowed to speak publicly on the case, said Thursday that video surveillance showed the man looking in the trash and leaning against a nearby door.

    Airport police union official Jean-Yann William Airport told France Info television that "to his surprise, the door is opening, he's entering and finds out there's huge amount of money" in the room of cash transport company Loomis.

    Video then shows the man leaving the airport with two big bags.

    Honda Odyssey Tops Minivan Crash Test List

    [NATL] Honda Odyssey Tops Minivan Crash Test List

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released new crash ratings for minivans.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018)

    Police recognized him as a homeless man living in the airport area. He is being actively sought.