Literally money laundering weh! 😛
A South Korean suffered substansive losses when in a precautionary effort to ‘clean’ his or her banknotes by putting it inside a washing machine. Not a very good idea as you can see from the photos below as the won banknotes were seriously damaged with the Bank of Korea refusing to exchange most of them!
As reported by AP News, a person named Eom, who’s identity is concealed (we presume to stop people from cyberbullying him or her) placed an unspecified amount of 50,000 won (approximately RM178) banknotes into a washing machine earlier this year.
Like what every Malaysian would do if their Ringgit is damaged, the Ansan city resident contacted his country’s central bank, the Bank of Korea to find out if the notes can be exchanged for new ones. Thankfully, the Bank of Korea did exchange some of the notes to new ones, 23 million won-worth of new bank notes to be exact. That’s approximately RM81,675.05.
Wait, how much won banknotes did this person put in the washing machine?
Well, according to Seo Jee Woun, the bank official who handled the unique case, the Bank of Korea exchanged a whopping 507 bank notes of 50,000 won at half-value do to the damage. Other banknotes from Eom could not be exchanged because the damage was too substantial.
Jee Woun said that even she doesn’t know how much money the person tried to ‘clean’ because bank officials don’t count the number of bills that can’t be exchanged. She also said that the loss by Eom was “considerable”.
Making matters worse, the money that Eom lost was actually condolence money given by relatives, friends and other during a family funeral. Oh no!
Well, let this be a lesson to all of you out there. Money laundering doesn’t pay, even if you’re doing it literally!
Perlis Couple Under TEMCO Caught Removing Pink Tags As They Were “Allergic” To It
Kampung Kuala Sanglang and Kampung Tanah Timbul have been placed under Targeted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO) since 10 August...
No New Covid-19 Cases in Kuching & Serian Districts, Sarawak Regains Green Zone Status
Good news, everybody! As there were no new local Covid-19 cases reported in Kuching and Serian District for the past...
Man Shows Love For Late Wife By Installing Silicone Wax Statue Of Her In New Home
We often capture memories of our loved ones through photographs and videos so that we can look back and reminisce...
Tun Dr Mahathir Just Announced His New Party’s Name, “PEJUANG”
Malaysia’s former prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, announced today (12 August 2020) that his new political party is named...
Minister Apologises On FINAS Issue, Says Malaysians Can Freely Upload Content on Social Media Platforms
Recently FINAS and the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Minister, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah received a lot of backlash from Malaysians online....
- Current Affairs20 hours ago
12 Years Jail & RM210 Million Fine For Najib Not Enough, Prosecution Wants Heavier Sentence
- News18 hours ago
Patron Says myBurgerLab Following SOPs is “Illogical & Senseless”, MBL Asks M’sians To Be Considerate
- Food24 hours ago
Hello Pulis? This Mamak Is Serving Maggi Goreng Milo and Kuey Teow Milo
- Features19 hours ago
27yo Malaysian Explains Why Driving An Old Proton Saga Is Better Than Buying A New Car