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COLTON, California – A California woman found $36,000 in cash hidden in a couch that she purchased on Craigslist.

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Vicky Umodu told KABC she brought home two couches with a matching chair that she found on Craigslist for free. When Umodu got them inside her home, she found $36,000 in cash inside one of the couches.

Umodu originally thought the couches and matching chair that a family was giving away was too good to be true, but according to KABC, they were giving them away because someone had recently passed away and they were clearing out the property.

People Magazine says Umodu contacted the family whom she got the furniture from to return the money without a second thought. They surprised her and gave her about $2,200. The family told Umodu that they found money hidden throughout the rest of the home and were not sure why their loved one did that.

Umodu told KABC she wasn’t expecting anything but has decided to put the money toward a new refrigerator for her new home.