Tourist buys cheesecake, finds €7500 in cake box


Cheesecake. Image by Frédérique Voisin-Demery / CC BY 2.0

A Swiss day-tripper who bought a slice of cheesecake in Freiburg, Germany, got the surprise of her life when she returned home to Basel and opened the box to find that it didn't contain her favourite dessert, but €7500 instead. Disgruntled that her cake-craving wasn't sated (or perhaps because she was honest), she called the police to report the mix-up, who arranged for the baker and the tourist to meet up so the cash could be returned. Police could not confirm if the tourist received her cake. Read more:

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