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Matt Bleichner found $3,000 in on the street--and returned it to the bank. He is pictured here at his place of employment, Ace Hardware in downtown Perham.

Honesty, 'karma' inspired Bleichner to return lost cash

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The first thing twenty-six-year-old Matt Bleichner looked for was a hidden camera crew.

Someone had to be setting him up, he thought, as he glanced down at the bank envelope in his hands. The outside read "$3,100." Inside, the envelope was stuffed with $100 bills.


After exiting Perham's United Community Bank, Bleichner had noticed the envelope lying on the ground, just four feet from the door to his jeep.

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