LIRR conductor returns $2,800 in lost wallet

(AP) - A Long Island Rail Road conductor is being lauded for his honesty.

Larry Pinkham's duties include checking his train for lost itemspassengers may have left behind. Last week, he found a bulky walleton a window seat in one of the cars. The wallet contained $2,830 incash.

Pinkham turned it into the railroad's lost and found office inPenn Station. Authorities then contacted owner David Sperling ofHuntington, Long Island. The wallet and money were returned to himon Thursday.

LIRR President Helena Williams said Pinkham is indicative of theintegrity and care that employees have in doing their jobs.

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