TOKYO, Japan / The Japan Times / News / September 30, 2011
The municipal office said it plans to donate the money to the Japanese Red Cross Society if no one claims it within three months, the normal safekeeping period for found items.
A plastic shopping bag was found in a toilet for disabled people in Sakado city hall (AFP/File, Kazuhiro Nogi)
Stuffed with 10 bundles of 100 ¥10,000 notes, the plastic bag was found in the afternoon of Sept. 22 along with the unsigned handwritten note, the officials said.
"I'm moved by the valuable offer made by a citizen," Sakado Mayor Hitoshi Iri said. "I hope the donation will help the reconstruction in Tohoku."
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