A mystery man has been handing out £100,000 of his own money to complete strangers in London after quitting his job when he decided he had too much cash.
A mystery man has been handing out £100,000 of his own money to complete strangers in London.
The guy – known only as Mr. Lucky – quit his job when he had too much money and now spends his time looking for 100 good-willed people to give £1,000 each to.
Mr. Lucky has found 94 do-gooders so far,and all he asks is for people do something positive with the money – but he never follows up to see if they have spent it wisely.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: “It makes me feel great if I can see joy or excitement but it’s not about that,its about the magic that happens when the money is mixed with people’s energy,ideas and love that really excites me and that is always amazing.”
One lucky recipient,Noelia Roncero,was handed 20 £50 notes by Mr. Lucky after she saw a person drop his iPhone in central London and quickly rushed to return it.
While her family thought his intentions were Mafia-related,she “admires” the mystery benefactor.
She explained: “I really admire Mr. Lucky – it’s an amazing thing that he’s doing and I’d like to think everyone else who he has given money to has spent it wisely.
“I was a little bit tempted to spend the money on myself but I quickly decided to invest in a good cause. I knew I had to do the right thing.”
Noelia’s ideal project would be to create a website whereby people can exchange favours with each other,and she’s also set her sights on heading to Brazil to work as a volunteer.