Arrested on Black Friday, for throwing money at the mall

Shoppers visit Camp Snoopy at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. The mall boasts over 40 million visitors per year.

This final note: One last Black Friday item to leave you with, from Bloomington, Minn. 

Security at the Mall of America arrested Serge Vorobyov on Friday afternoon for throwing $1,000 in $1 bills off a balcony at the mall.

He'd had a bad year apparently, and says he just wanted to raise people's spirits. Security charged him with disorderly conduct, saying that people could've been hurt. (Or, you know, a $1,000 richer.)

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