March 6th, 2012
05:16 AM ET

Germany's real-life Robin Hood?

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By , GlobalPost

A mystery benefactor has been leaving packets of money to charitable organizations and needy individuals in Braunschweig, Germany.

Blank white envelopes containing bundles of bank notes have been arriving at various addresses in the Lower Saxony city since late last year, the Daily Mail reports.

So far a total of at least 190,000 Euros (US$251,000) has been sent to a robbery victim, a hospice, a kindergarten, various charities and the family of a handicapped boy. FULL POST

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Topics: Germany • Odd