MARIETTA, Ga. (AP)– A global business has stepped in to resolve rather a “coinundrum” for a Georgia guy.
Andreas Flatens previous employer dumped at least 90,000 cents on his driveway last month as a kind of last payment for his work at a car shop, he stated.
When Bellevue, Washington-based Coinstar found out about his situation, they decided that modification was required.
They got Flatens coins on Thursday and rounded up the amount to provide him a $1,000 check.
They also made contributions to 2 charities of Flatens picking: two animal shelters.
” Coinstar has actually been in the coin company for 30 years and we process approximately 41 billion coins yearly– so selecting up 91,000 pennies was all in a days work,” Coinstar CEO Jim Gaherity stated in a declaration.
Flaten stated his former employer– An OKAY Walker Autoworks in Peachtree City– owed him $915 after he left his job there in November.
He finally got his pay earlier this month in the type of thousands of oil- or grease-covered cents dumped at the end of his driveway in Fayetteville, Georgia. Atop the pile: an envelope with Flatens final paystub and a bye-bye note that featured an obscenity.
Flaten had actually been spending an hour or more every night attempting to clean the cents, which he stored in a wheelbarrow in his garage.
The owner of the shop, Miles Walker, informed WGCL-TV that he didnt know if he did or didnt drop the cents off at Flatens house.
” I dont really remember,” Walker said. “It does not matter. He got paid, thats all that matters.”
” I dont truly remember,” Walker stated. “It does not matter. He got paid, thats all that matters.”
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