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I found £3,700 in the second hand car I bought for just £430 – the 24-year-old motor was left to rot in a salvage yard

A MOTORIST was stunned to find £3,700 stuffed under the seat of an old car they bought for just £430.

The shocked customer said they snapped up the 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra from a salvage yard auction without realising the car's hidden cash secret.

A motorist found £3,700 under the front seat of a second hand car they boughtCredit: Reddit
The Reddit user bought a 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra from a salvage yardCredit: Wikipedia

After securing the 24-year-old motor for just £430 in California, the buyer inspected the interior - and found a huge wad of cash bunged under a seat.

The Reddit user posted: "I buy cars from salvage auctions.

"A week ago I bought a 1998 Buick park Avenue ultra for $523 (£430) with fees.

"Today I found $4500 (£3,700) in cash under the front seat."

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One user joked in the comments: "Oh I was wondering what happened to that. Forgot I left it under the seat.

"You can just send it back to me through Venmo. Thanks!"

It comes after a man who bagged an old safe on eBay for just £80 was left open-mouthed when he prised it open and found £20,000 inside.

Seller James Labrecque did not have the combination for the lockable box and decided to flog it online.

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But his decision backfired when the chuffed buyer revealed their discovery in a review.

Meanwhile, a woman who found wads of cash hidden inside a pair of shoes she bought on Depop divided opinion over whether she should keep it.

The TikTok user discovered the stash of cash in an envelope tucked away in a crack on the bottom of one of the fluffy boots.

And a lucky man found nearly £6MILLION hidden inside a storage unit he bought at an auction - before a shocking twist saw him lose millions.

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The treasure hunter found the jaw-dropping amount in a second-hand storage unit he bought at an auction for £390.

However, the buyer wasn't able to keep the fortune as he eventually had to return the cash to its original owners.

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