Monday, May 7, 2012

Bank workers try to piece together almost £5,000 worth of Chinese yuan after deranged woman shreds them. . . but only manage one note after six hours

Workers at a Chinese bank spent six hours trying to splice threads of 50,000 yuan (about £4,900) together after a mentally ill woman shredded them.

The woman's desperate husband brought the money into the Sichuan branch of the Bank of China to try and get help. It is believed she tore the money to shreds during a mental breakdown.

Twelve staff at the bank offered to help the man after he explained the money was needed to pay for her care.

However, after six hours they had only managed to splice one complete bank note and eventually had to give up. It is not known if the man was able to get help elsewhere. Read More