Published: Sat, May 06, 2017
Health | By Jay Jacobs

Woman swallowed life savings to keep it from cheating husband

Woman swallowed life savings to keep it from cheating husband

Doctors at a Colombian hospital performed surgery on a woman who swallowed more than $7,000 in the USA $100 bills during an argument with her husband.

The woman, who was not happy after learning that he had cheated on her, ate rolls of $100 to hide the money. The couple had been saving the money but after learning what her husband had done, the woman made a decision to hide the money and use it to leave him.

She claimed to have saved up the money to pay for a holiday but was anxious her husband would spend it. She was taken to a hospital a day after swallowing the rolls of $100 because she began having abdominal pains. That's when she swallowed the money'. And doctors were able to save $5,700 of it after they cleaned the bills and dried them. That happens when you swallow money. "Two operations were performed at the gastric level, at the exit of the stomach and at the disc part of the intestine", chief of surgery.

Director of Surgery at the University Hospital of Santander, Juan Paulo Serrano, said the majority of the bills were extracted through a gastronomy through the stomach.

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