Toddler Put $1,000 Through Shredder, Parents Say


A Utah toddler’s parents are in disbelief after they discovered their 2-year-old son sent more than $1,000 through a shredder.

Digging through the trash and other places, the couple never expected to find the cash –which was inside of an envelope — in the shredder. But to their dismay, that’s exactly where it was.


Thankfully, the two may have a chance at getting their money back, according to the news station, by submitting a claim and sending pieces of the mutilated money to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a government agency associated with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Read more at Fox News.



  1. THis has happened to every parent, but in different denominations and the “shredder” takes on its own identity. Ever send your teenager to buy supper or run an errand? Expect them to shred $100 more than you’d spend and consider yourself lucky if no damage accidents or accidents in addition to actual cost.


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