The man had been threatening passers-by in Uppsala when they refused him money YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERSA man begging to raise money for a bus fare in Sweden was arrested when police found that he was carrying six million krona (£540,000) in his pockets. Police in the university town of Uppsala approached the man, who had been threatening passers-by when they refused him money. When officers began searching him “bundles of banknotes started falling out of his jacket and other places,” Jale Poljarevius, chief of police, told the local daily newspaper. I have never seen so much money in a context like that.”The man was arrested on suspicion of money laundering. “Anyone who walks around with six million krona in cash will be suspected of a crime,” Mr Poljarevius said.
Source: The Times February 14, 2018 00:02 UTC