Mutilated Money? This Place Will Give You a Fresh Stack

  • Published on Jul 2, 2018
  • Let’s set the scene: you’ve just discovered your pup chewed away at your entire life savings. Or, last month’s rent was suddenly burned to a crisp after being left in the oven. Bizarre mistakes happen, but what can you do? Submit a claim over to the U.S. Department of Treasury where Eric Walsh, assistant manager of the Mutilated Currency Division, will examine and reimburse you for your damaged stacks. Cheers!
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Comments • 1 711

  • Dean Zakrzewski
    Dean Zakrzewski 2 hours ago

    As the saying goes;
    "If a cow eats your wallet send it's stomach to the government"

  • PvMNero
    PvMNero 4 hours ago

    I wonder if Canada has this service...

  • LittleArmyNut
    LittleArmyNut 4 hours ago

    If the wallet was leather does it make the cow a cannibal

  • AlboGravity
    AlboGravity 6 hours ago

    Sounds like a good way to wash (launder) your dirty money xD

  • 11 hours ago

    assistant *to* manager

  • Vilosonin
    Vilosonin 12 hours ago

    They killed a cow for 10$ 👏🏽

  • Steven Brierly
    Steven Brierly 15 hours ago

    so petrify aint
    that a harry potter spell?

  • Matthew McCabe
    Matthew McCabe 16 hours ago

    I can guarantee a lot of stupid you tubers use this service

  • blahblahblah Logan
    blahblahblah Logan 2 days ago

    I’ve legit wondered if stuff like this existed

  • RogueShot 247
    RogueShot 247 2 days ago

    Couldn't you just burn fake money and they wouldn't realise

  • Avery Davis
    Avery Davis 4 days ago

    1.39 YAS

  • Luke H
    Luke H 6 days ago

    That's why we have mostly plastic notes in the UK

  • Screw The Net
    Screw The Net 10 days ago

    I like the forensic lab look of the place.

  • Dream Corners
    Dream Corners 11 days ago

    Good thing the cow part was aniamted

  • xMamoon
    xMamoon 11 days ago +1

    1- getting money wet okay i can imagine jumping in a pool with ur wallet or etc
    2- losing ur money in a house fire okay i can imagine
    3- shuving ur money in the microwave? thats gonna decrease what its worth brother..

  • Eliza Peek
    Eliza Peek 12 days ago +1

    This is why making money out of paper is a bad idea, it’s too fragile

    • Voltaire
      Voltaire 6 hours ago

      +Eliza Peek I've sent bills through the wash for hours and they come out completely fine. They aren't made from paper, it's cotton fabric, my dude. Plastic is only better for anti-counterfeit but it's already basically impossible to counterfeit. I prefer paper personally

    • Eliza Peek
      Eliza Peek 15 hours ago

      It’s easy to tear, and if it gets wet it’s ruined. It’s fragile compared to currency made from plastic like the Australian notes

    • Voltaire
      Voltaire 16 hours ago

      It's not paper and it's not that fragile

  • Sophia Peterson
    Sophia Peterson 12 days ago

    That's what I call dirty money burnt by drug dealers

  • Daily Dumb
    Daily Dumb 12 days ago

    why are we spending our tax dollars to help idiots who thought putting money in the oven or microwave was a good idea?

    • Voltaire
      Voltaire 6 hours ago

      +Daily Dumb If that's what you're referring to then yeah you're right. I thought you may have said something much stupider. Anyway, this service barely costs anything and helps people enormously. This is a good service

    • Daily Dumb
      Daily Dumb 11 hours ago

      +Voltaire yes we are, who do you think pays the workers who do this? It's a free service, so the person who wrecked their money is not paying. And unless you think all of the workers who are counting the damaged bills are working without pay out of the goodness of their hearts, that money has to come from somewhere. It is a government program, so it is payed for in taxes.

    • Voltaire
      Voltaire 16 hours ago

      It's not like we are paying them in tax dollars

  • Vapor doggo
    Vapor doggo 13 days ago

    Really? He took that poor cows life to get back like 50$ dollars?

  • Clapz Boy
    Clapz Boy 14 days ago +2

    Yes... *the cow is dead*

  • RaidZeroHero
    RaidZeroHero 14 days ago

    Good thing I don’t need to worry cuz I always blow my money b4 I see it

  • Quiqe
    Quiqe 14 days ago

    This would actually be a fun job

  • erin richoo
    erin richoo 14 days ago

    Here's a brilliant idea...... don't keep large stacks of money out of the bank!!! The money that you do keep home should be in a safe!

  • Amelia Fisher
    Amelia Fisher 14 days ago +1

    Who the actual hell puts their money in the friggin oven and microwave? Like stop it, get some help

  • monbebe
    monbebe 14 days ago

    Is it free???

  • Gaming With Nate
    Gaming With Nate 15 days ago

    How do they make money? xd

  • Justin Y. [hungry for likes cuz he has no life

    Saddest job ever

  • Sombrero dog
    Sombrero dog 15 days ago


    The dog ate my money

  • Faye Sophia Colle
    Faye Sophia Colle 15 days ago +1

    What if someone bought fake money and burned it ang brought it here? Lolz

  • Stacy
    Stacy 16 days ago

    WOW! 😲

  • Lars Nordhagen
    Lars Nordhagen 16 days ago +3

    This place: pours out pile of ashes “I can give you $250”
    GameStop: first ever made, signed copy of Mario “I’ll give. You $3”

  • Ethan
    Ethan 16 days ago

    Very good people!!!

  • Wesley Cox
    Wesley Cox 16 days ago

    when can I start

  • EasyLam Tv
    EasyLam Tv 17 days ago

    I'd just burn a dollar bill and claim it to be a 100 dollar bill

  • Jethro Teece
    Jethro Teece 17 days ago

    But they don't make any money so what is the point

  • casian dan
    casian dan 17 days ago

    Money is only real if you believe in it. We have a society That is now based solely on a $. So who's your real God. The one the church tells you to worship. Or the one you carry in your pocket 😂🤣

  • Iz Laws
    Iz Laws 17 days ago

    Dats why we have plastic money

  • Aubrys awesome World
    Aubrys awesome World 18 days ago

    Omg 😂 I had a condom commercial talking about the birds and bees I’m deceased

  • DJ Cyaniide
    DJ Cyaniide 18 days ago

    >Make counterfeit money
    >Burn counterfeit money to hide the imperfections
    >Send the money to U.S Dept of Treasury
    >Receive new, authentic bills equal to the amount you counterfeit.
    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Sentient2x
    Sentient2x 18 days ago

    So can I just burn a pile of bill shaped green paper?

  • GialloNero 21
    GialloNero 21 18 days ago +1

    So you can get fake cash, burn it, then give it to them and they'll give you the equivalent of the money in legitimate notes. Cool.

  • nazim Demircan
    nazim Demircan 18 days ago

    That must be the hardest job

  • Rahul Kandukuri
    Rahul Kandukuri 18 days ago


  • tacho Guillen
    tacho Guillen 18 days ago

    Did they kill the cow!!

  • Game Mode X
    Game Mode X 18 days ago

    I want to know how they reconstruct that pile of literal ashes.

  • Blazing Ice
    Blazing Ice 19 days ago +1

    Couldn't you fake the money if all they use are scissors and scalpels?

  • RIN SuGaR
    RIN SuGaR 19 days ago

    Oh gosh, did y’all see that black ash cash.

  • Simon Danger
    Simon Danger 19 days ago

    Or just live anywhere else and have way more durable plastic bills

  • COco510
    COco510 19 days ago

    *lives in Canada* oh, yes we totally need this

  • Coolpastapigs
    Coolpastapigs 20 days ago +2

    That farmer is such a bad person. Its his fault he left that wallet there, and it’s not fair to put a cow through that just to get it back.

  • KJvlogs
    KJvlogs 20 days ago

    Mabel I would want to work there when I grow up... lol

  • The Glutton
    The Glutton 20 days ago

    how did he know that the cow ate it

  • Lornito Mahinay Jr
    Lornito Mahinay Jr 20 days ago

    Is it just me or does anyone noticed that all workers featured here are colored people except the division head. Even in the old pictures shown in their office. Is that really a kind of highly specialized skills attributed only to these colored workers?

  • Mr Butter
    Mr Butter 21 day ago

    A part of the government that cares about you

  • Wizzie Magi7ion
    Wizzie Magi7ion 21 day ago

    I got a dollar thats ripped in half. May i please get a new one

  • HyperVenom
    HyperVenom 21 day ago

    Who the fuck stores money in the oven obviously the best place to store money is the oil tank of a 1996 mustang

  • Moofy
    Moofy 21 day ago

    *currency* Money is something that holds intrinsic value

  • Monty Blaze
    Monty Blaze 22 days ago

    lolololololololololololololololololololol MOOOO

  • Ali Al-Mahdi
    Ali Al-Mahdi 22 days ago

    That farmer case where he had to kill his cow in order to retrieve its stomach is not fair, because cows cost money too and so the farmer had to lose big in order to get his money back. That is what happens when you let capitalism take over your life and allow a state to assign value to a worthless piece of paper in exchange for nothing but your trust in its hypothetical worth!

  • Cheilsea Bernier
    Cheilsea Bernier 22 days ago

    Wait they make 10 dollar bills?

  • wisnu aji
    wisnu aji 23 days ago

    Well "my dog ate my money"
    I just sitting here, watching youtube, feeding my dog tuna can. Sad

  • Nameless and Shameless

    I know a place that needs to send their money here. A local business had set up a thrift shop in an old barn. Due to an unfortunate accident it burned down to the ground (no one was hurt) and when they found the cash drawer it was charred and black but you can still make out bills and change. They have it on display at their store because the bank refused to take it or have it sent somewhere like this. It was estimated that there is about 200+ in it as well.

  • GucciGang420
    GucciGang420 23 days ago

    I hate this I honestly hate this

  • luke sumberg
    luke sumberg 23 days ago

    Mutiliated has four syllables, how is Eric Walsh able to pronounce it in one lol. 0:21

  • Chloe Wilson
    Chloe Wilson 23 days ago

    So interesting

  • Drew Harris
    Drew Harris 23 days ago

    I threw away a 100 that I’d accidentally caught on fire.. I wish I knew this was a thing.

  • -OSCAR-
    -OSCAR- 23 days ago

    Wait did that farmer cut off cows stomach for his walet ??

  • Cass Quewezance
    Cass Quewezance 23 days ago

    At the start I thought this was about finding money

  • General Issam Zahreddine

    The trillions of dollars from the pentagon??

  • Alexandros Markopoulos
    Alexandros Markopoulos 23 days ago +1

    TVclip loaded a minecraft thumbnail for this video so I was really confused

  • fholiday
    fholiday 23 days ago

    Cow eats a wallet... Then gets turned into a wallet.

  • Black Daddy
    Black Daddy 24 days ago

    That is great really could be a blessing.

  • Michael Kelly-g
    Michael Kelly-g 24 days ago

    So a cow died bcs it eated a wallet... Aaa

  • birthday picture
    birthday picture 24 days ago

    I thought hE Would send the cow

  • JairbearYT Alfaro
    JairbearYT Alfaro 24 days ago

    Don’t want it all take it

  • Priscilla
    Priscilla 24 days ago

    I'm glad my tax money goes for this service because it must be such a relief for people who have to use it!

  • Blackfoot n8ive
    Blackfoot n8ive 24 days ago

    Put it in a bank ?

  • JayLeePoe
    JayLeePoe 24 days ago

    Wow, a government job where you an actually feel good about helping people? Who'da'thunk'it

  • Nate Davis
    Nate Davis 24 days ago

    Where exactly is "here"

  • Zavier 1
    Zavier 1 24 days ago

    Will you help me if my money is stained in blue ink?

  • Mtn Pure
    Mtn Pure 24 days ago

    I literally thought about this today

  • nicky_ tdbp
    nicky_ tdbp 24 days ago

    So do you have to pay back?

  • I know Do you
    I know Do you 24 days ago

    Not in my country

  • Timmy West
    Timmy West 24 days ago

    Mutilated money? Interesting word choice.

  • Kekistan Shitlord
    Kekistan Shitlord 24 days ago

    Who the fuck puts his money into his oven or microwave?
    ALSO, why do people even have money?!? Theres a thing called the bank

    LIEN IZ 24 days ago

    What if a person ate the money how do u get it back

  • BlownViper 505
    BlownViper 505 24 days ago

    So what if it's fake money? Won't be able to tell the difference if its burnt

  • No One
    No One 25 days ago

    That’s cool

  • fallingbed
    fallingbed 25 days ago

    When you hand a 20 to the cashier and they check it for a fake

  • iTS yE bOi mCkEnNA
    iTS yE bOi mCkEnNA 25 days ago

    Or you know I'm from Canada and our money is water proof

  • Officer Mahoney
    Officer Mahoney 25 days ago

    How much money was in that wallet?

  • papaya mango
    papaya mango 25 days ago

    Heh imagine if he just sent the cow

  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer 25 days ago

    whys is everyone in this video besides the narrator black?

  • Üñdęñïåbłę Łöñė Wøłf

    High key though it said *free snack*

  • kian che
    kian che 25 days ago

    I sure do find it annoying when I forget to take my money out of the oven!

  • Minhaaj Hussain
    Minhaaj Hussain 25 days ago

    The nicest govt department.

  • PopGaming Max
    PopGaming Max 25 days ago

    Anyone say counterfeits

  • PGGaming Will
    PGGaming Will 25 days ago

    Time to go burn some fake money

  • Helio Leung
    Helio Leung 25 days ago

    it is kind of heartwarming how he talks about giving people some hope after they've been through something as a house fire or a natural disaster

  • Javier64691
    Javier64691 25 days ago

    I’m loving this comment section