NEW YORK POST: A spiteful Austrian granny destroyed her fortune — just to try to stop her heirs from getting their hands on it.
The 85-year-old woman chopped up 950,000 euros — the equivalent of $1.1 million — shortly before she died, according to AFP.
Authorities found the woman’s dead body surrounded by shredded money at her retirement home.
But her apparent wish to cut off her family won’t work, as Austria’s central bank, OeNB, is likely to replace the cash.
“If we didn’t pay out the money, then we would be punishing the wrong people,” the head of the bank’s cashier division told the Kurier, an Austrian newspaper.