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ComfortDelGro drivers lauded for returning nearly $70,000 in cash

Published on Jul 8, 2013 10:08 AM
Comfort cabby Seng Kiah Chen (foreground, right) and SBS Transit drivers Valaiyapathi Doraimahalingam (left) and Lee Choy Yoong found and returned nearly $70,000 in cash left in their vehicles last month. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN

It looked like any old envelope left behind in the back of a cab.

But when taxi driver Seng Kiah Chen took a closer look, he saw something that made his heart thump. The envelope was stuffed with thousand-dollar bills.

"I hadn't seen so much money before," he told The Straits Times. "My heart was beating very fast."

Mr Seng, 55, was one of three ComfortDelGro drivers who found nearly $70,000 in total in their vehicles last month.

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