10 Awful Things We'd Do for Money

Murder, sex, assault, treason, pornography, and so much more
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 13, 2016 6:34 PM CST
10 Awful Things We'd Do for Money
While 20% of Americans would flash a stranger for $10,000, something tells us this guy would do it for free.   (Shutterstock)

Judging by the skyrocketing Powerball jackpot, Americans are willing to turn a blind eye to statistics in the pursuit of easy money. But it turns out that's not the worst thing we'd do for a payday. "Many Americans admit they would be willing to go to incredible, often horrible lengths for a big, fat check," states the New York Daily News, which looked at a survey of 1,000 people conducted by OnePoll.com. Without further ado, here are 10 of those horrible lengths Americans will go to for money:

  • 6% of people would commit murder for $1 billion.
  • 10% would enter into a sham marriage for $100,000.
  • 15% of people would shoplift for $1,000.
  • 10% would perform a sex act on a stranger for $100,000.
  • 15% would fake their own death for $100 million.
  • 10% would do amateur porn for $1 million.
  • 25% would donate sperm or eggs without their partner's knowledge for $100 million.
  • 10% would punch a stranger in the face for $1 million.
  • 20% would flash a stranger for $10,000.
  • 10% would commit treason for $1 billion.
Read the full story here. (More money stories.)

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