James Howells accidentally tossed a c...

James Howells accidentally tossed a crucial hard drive over the summer

There are 3 comments on the WBEX-AM Chillicothe story from Dec 2, 2013, titled James Howells accidentally tossed a crucial hard drive over the summer. In it, WBEX-AM Chillicothe reports that:

Sitting beneath about four feet of garbage in an area of a Welsh landfill the size of a football field sits a fortune - in the form of a computer hard drive that James Howells threw out this summer while cleaning up his workspace.

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Spotted Girl

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#1 Dec 2, 2013
Ouch! He lost $1000 at face value and it is now worth $7.5 million.
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#2 Dec 2, 2013
So how much would it cost to comb through trash for say half the 7.5 million?
Unless he's crazy of course.

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#3 Dec 2, 2013
About the only way he could legally do this would would be to fund the whole recovery fee, doing it through the city. But if he only had to spend $2.5 million, then that would still be $5 Million.

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