"I don’t see how holiday cheer is disorderly conduct," complains a Minnesota man ticketed for disorderly conduct after chucking a thousand dollar bills over a crowd at the Mall of America on Black Friday. Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw the cash from a third-floor railing as the band played "Let It Snow," reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He was cited and released at the scene. "I thought I would just spread some holiday cheer … pay it forward," he says.
In an explanatory video posted on YouTube, Vorobyov says he wanted to spend his last $1,000 to make people happy after going through a divorce so bitter that his ex-wife "even took the cat and won’t tell me where it is," CBS reports. Mall security says the stunt could have caused a serious disturbance, although the crowd stayed remarkably calm as it snowed money.