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Minnesota man arrested after tossing money to mall-goers

A Minnesota man tossed $1,000 to shoppers at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (Serge Vorobyov)
November 30, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A Minnesota man wanting to spread some holiday cheer made it rain -- money that is.

Serge Vorobyov stood on the fourth floor of the Mall of America during a holiday concert on Friday and began tossing money to the people down below. Altogether, he threw down $1,000 in dollar bills.

Vorobyov said he had a rough year and wanted to do something nice for people on Black Friday.

But mall security wasn't excited about the giveaway. They arrested him for disorderly conduct.

A mall spokesman said the man's stunt could have caused a major disturbance and gotten somebody hurt.

CNN contributed to this report.


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