Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

Austrian Boy Sailing On The Danube River Finds $100K In Cash.

The boy and his father couldn't believe what they had stumbled across.

There, right in front of them in the Danube River, was a bunch of cold hard cash. Once the boy finished picking up all of the money, his father got out his phone to make an important call.

The boy and his father couldn't believe what they had stumbled across.

Mindtake

The father knew that he had to call the authorities about what they found in the river.

The police, who arrived at the scene in no time at all, were shocked to see what the boy had discovered. This wasn't just a few dollars, after all. The boy had found an unbelievable amount of money in the river, so what was going to happen next?

The father knew that he had to call the authorities about what they found in the river.

"Finders Keepers" is a very real thing to the government officials in Austria, but there are some stipulations.

According to Austrian law, if someone finds money and turns it into the proper authorities, then they're entitled to five and ten percent of the total amount found. Of course, that all depends on whether or not the money is linked to illegal operations.

"Finders Keepers" is a very real thing to the government officials in Austria, but there are some stipulations.

The young boy found approximately $115,000!

Luckily, the money wasn't linked to any kind of illegal activity, so once the money was dried out and counted at the police station, the boy and his dad were given their fair share: a cool $11,500!

The young boy found approximately $115,000!

Channel 4 News

This boy and his father were extremely fortunate to stumble across the money that morning, but it's not the first time something like that has ever happened.

In fact, it happens a lot more than you think. A resident of Florida, Robby Robinson, was definitely hanging out with Lady Luck in February of 2018!

This boy and his father were extremely fortunate to stumble across the money that morning, but it's not the first time something like that has ever happened.

Robinson Home & Outdoor Inc. / Facebook

Page 2 of 5