Green in the Garden

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As the old saw goes, money doesn't grow on trees. But sometimes it sprouts up in the garden. An unemployed man in northern Illinois was out working in his backyard when he came across some serious green: bags filled with $150,000 cash...
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http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/man-finds-150-000-garden-225554517.html

I can't imagine it's anything other than drug money, but who knows. Anyway, I want to be next in line for such a find.
 

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He feared that it might have been traceable money from a bank-robbery and didn't want to spend any of it, plus he was fearful of who might be coming back to claim the stash. A good guy, IMO, and smart, to boot.
 
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Does he have to pay taxes if he gets to keep the money? Would this be a "gift" or something?
 

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