A man dressed as Santa Claus tossed 1,000 dollar bills from the fourth floor of the Mall of America into the rotunda full of shoppers found himself being thrown out of the mall by security personnel.
Tyler Ketz said he wasn’t trying to cause trouble. He just wanted to do a nice thing. He’d just won $6,000 on a slot machine and wanted to share his good luck with the world.
In a video shared on Facebook and YouTube, Ketz’s friend, Ryan Flores, uploaded the video to Facebook just before they tossed the cash to the unsuspecting shoppers.
Before reaching into a Ziploc bag filled with the $1 bills, Ketz said, “It’s better to give than to receive, and spread some love this Christmas.”
Ryan Flores said on his Facebook page, “Truly one of the coolest things I’ve gotten to be a part of. One of my best