Good Samaritan Finds, Returns Tom Hanks’ Lost Credit Card

Good Samaritan Finds, Returns Tom Hanks’ Lost Credit Card

March 16, 2015         Written By Natalie Rutledge

What would you do if you found the credit card of a Hollywood celebrity lying on the street? An unidentified man by the name of “Tony” found Tom Hank’s credit card in New York, and promptly returned it to the celebrity without any foul play.

Hanks posted a Tweet on his Twitter account last Friday, stating, “A guy named Tony found my credit card on the street in NYC and returned it! Tony! You make this city even greater! Thanx. HANX.” Tony’s last name was not revealed in the Tweet or any follow-up commentary, but the actor gave a nod to the good deed.

Just a few days prior to this incident, Hanks made headlines for supporting a local Girl Scouts troop in Los Altos California. The Academy Award-winning actor was spotted buying cookies from the troop and helping the girls sell cookies to other spectators. He took time to take pictures with the girls, though one of the moms present said they hardly recognized Hanks because his face was covered up with a baseball cap and dark glasses.

In a time plagued by credit card breaches and identity theft, it is nice to know that there are still good people in the world who will return credit cards to their owners–even if that owner happens to be Forrest Gump.

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Natalie Rutledge majored in Communications at Mississippi State University. She was in sales for a number of businesses and spent nine years working as a communications advisor to various entities. Natalie can be contacted directly at
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