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Rich Guy Forgets His $108K Boat in Harbor—for 2 Years

Police remind him with Facebook, media campaign
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 27, 2014 1:12 PM CDT
Rich Guy Forgets His $108K Boat in Harbor—for 2 Years
Police resorted to Facebook to find the owner.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Don't you hate it when you dock your six-figure boat in a harbor and then forget all about it for two years? This somehow happened to a well-to-do Norwegian man who moored his $108,000 boat in a Swedish harbor, reports the BBC. Two years later, a Facebook and media campaign launched by police to find the owner finally jogged his memory. He had a vague recollection of selling the boat, but, no, it's still his. "You have to be very wealthy to be able to forget about a boat in this price range," says a Swedish police official quoted in the Daily Mirror. The owner has to pay up two years' worth of docking fees, but authorities suspect it won't be a problem. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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