On March 28, it was reported on the Internet that someone in Shanghai threw money downstairs in his home and then jumped off the building.
The neighborhood committee of the community where the incident occurred replied to the reporter that the resident did throw money away, but jumping off the building was a rumor.
Several videos showed that a lot of banknotes were floating in the air in a residential area, and someone on the balcony kept throwing money downstairs. Someone said: “Banknotes fly in my community, outside my wall.”
After the release of the relevant video, many netizens said that the money-sprinkler jumped off the building afterward, which aroused widespread concern.
The reporter learned from an interview that the online video of money distribution took place in the Contemporary Qingshuiyuan Community of Pudong New Area, Shanghai.
Residents of the community said that on the 27th, one resident of the community did throw money, the man was suspected of suffering from mental illness, but he did not jump off the building.
The staff of the Lianyang Community Neighborhood Committee, which belongs to the community, replied that some people did throw money, but jumping off the building is a rumor.