Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Mooney, Mooney, Moonee! KUE DAVIS Reports

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Mooney, Mooney, Moonee! KUE DAVIS Reports

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Byline: KUE DAVIS

IT'S like something out a movie - unsuspecting motorists driving home from work only to come across hundreds and hundreds of $50 notes, flying around all over the road.

But, according to one Coffs Coast resident, that's exactly what happened along the Pacific Highway at Moonee on the Wednesday before last.

The local, who wished not to be identified, said she was driving home from work at about 5.25pm when she spotted three or four people out of their cars on the side of the highway.

"I thought there must be a kangaroo down," she said.

"But as I got closer, I realised there was money all over the road, and people were out of their cars picking it up."

"It looked like they were brand-spanking-new $50 notes, they were scattered all over the road for about 20m.

"It took me a while to register what was actually happening, and when I did I realised there were five or six people out of their cars dodging traffic to get the money. …

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