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Man throws $1000 on mall shoppers to spread holiday cheer: Good deed goes wrong

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A man who threw one thousand $1 bills to a crowd at the Mall of America was given a citation for disorderly conduct. Getting into the holiday spirit, Serge Vorobyov dropped $1000 in one dollar bills from a balcony high above the mall crowd to spread some Christmas cheer, what he ended up doing was causing chaos, according to WGNTV.com on Dec. 2.

Vorobyov has had a tough year, it seems like his luck turned bad with a divorce coming on the heels of him losing his business. He thought by doing something good it might jump start his karma and giving money away to shoppers at Christmas time seemed to be a way he could make others happy.

Unfortunately folks didn’t gracefully wait for a dollar bill to float their way, they dashed and dove for that falling money. While he didn’t have any negative intentions when sharing the $1000 the way he did, it worked out that way.

Vorobyov said to see the people happy made him happy. Even though he was slapped with a ticket and was given a court date for this disorderly conduct charge, the good Samaritan said “It was worth it.”

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