J.C. Penney Shopper Reunited With Lost $300

A woman in Montana lost her Christmas money while shopping in J.C. Penney on Black Friday. The store found the envelope, and was able to return it to Carrie McNeese using its surveillance tape.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. For a Montana woman who lost her Christmas shopping money in J.C. Penney, Black Friday sure looked like a bad deal. Carrie McNeese had stashed $300 in a plain envelope, along with a few receipts and her grandchildren's clothing sizes.

Those few clues, combined with a surveillance tape, helped Penney's loss-prevention supervisor identify the shopper who dropped the envelope, and reunite her with her cash. Now, that is a return policy.

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