Homeless man who returned lost wallet filled with money is rewarded with job and new home


Tarika Patty with the homeless man 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A couple was very touched when a man returned their money despite the fact that he was homeless.

The couple of Thailand, decided to reward him by “adopting” the man as their uncle and showering him with gifts.

The story of the incident went viral after Tarika Patty of Bangkok, wrote about it on Facebook.

She wrote that her boyfriend did not realize that he dropped his wallet. The homeless man found it and took it to the police station.

Police located the owner, who found out that his wallet still contained the entire sum of THB20,000 ($578) that he placed inside.

The homeless man did not take any of the money despite the fact that he had been living on the street for over a year.

Patty said that they decided to reward the honest man by giving him a job, an apartment, and taking him shopping for new clothes and other items.

She then posted the photos to Facebook, where it went viral.

The homeless man seemed very happy with his newfound fame and good fortune.