Slacker and Steve - Found It (Audio)
A British man who buys and restores old tanks made a surprising discovery in a former Iraqi Army tank -- five gold bars worth about $1.4 million. Nick Mead, a collector and owner of Tanks A Lot, a tank restoration business, said he recently saw the Chinese Type 69 tank listed on eBay and he was able to barter it for a retired British Army truck and Abbot self-propelled howitzer. Todd Chamberlain, one of Mead's mechanics, was working on the restoration when he found evidence that one of the fuel tanks might be filled with guns, a common discovery with retired military tanks. The restorers reached into the fuel tank to pull out the foreign objects, which turned out to be five gold bars weighing a total of about 70 pounds -- $1.4 million in gold.
What is the most surprising thing you've ever found?