Isabela mall worker returns wallet with P24K cash

CITY OF CAUAYAN, Isabela — A maintenance worker at mall here has been getting praises after he returned to its owner a wallet with P24,000 cash on Tuesday.

Alexander Foronda was cleaning his area when he saw the wallet, according to a story shared by a local radio station.

GOOD EXAMPLE. Mall maintenance worker Alexander Foronda (left) returns a wallet with P24,000 cash to the owner, Bonifacio Jose Jr., on Tuesday (Oct. 26, 2021). Foronda was cleaning an area of the mall when he saw the wallet. (Photo courtesy of Krystal Gayle Agbulig/Manila Bulletin)

He immediately turned over the item to the security department, which traced the owner as verified by the mall’s Customer Relations Services.

“The good deed of Alexander is a reflection of the company’s values,” the owner, who hails from Quirino Province, was quoted as saying.

In a statement, the SM Group of Companies said it commends and continuously encourages its employees to be an example of honesty and integrity.