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The Honest Croatian Taxi Driver

cammeoA taxi driver from the western town of Medulin in Croatia is being praised after he found and returned a Russian diplomats bag containing 30,000 EUR in cash.

Gabrijek Crnjac (23) was doing one of his regular drop-offs to Pula Airport when he popped inside to use the bathroom. Crnjac entered the cubical to find a bag containing around 30,000 EUR in cash, a mobile phone and a Russian diplomatic passport.  Crnjac, who said that all the cash was in 500 EUR bills, handed the bag into police and the bag’s owner was tracked down. Crnjac was rewarded with 100 EUR and 100 USD for his honesty by the Russian diplomat.

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