Donald Trump Cashed a 13 Cent Cheque?!

    In 1989, Spy Magazine sent cheques for 13 cents to some of the richest and most famous people to see who would cash them. The only two to do so were Donald Trump and an international arms dealer.

    In 1989, Spy Magazine, as a prank on some of the richest and most famous people, sent a cheque to 13 unwitting famous figures for a measly 13 cents.

    Only two recipients actually cashed the cheques; Donald Trump and an international arms dealer called Adnan Khashoggi.

    For the stunt, Spy Magazine created an incorporated company named the National Refund Clearinghouse. Initially, they sent out cheques for $1.11 U.S. dollars to 58 "well-known, well-heeled Americans." Twenty-six of whom cashed it, including Khashoggi, Trump, Cher, and Michael Douglas among others. The list of those who did not included Woody Allen and Dustin Hoffman.

    Next, they then sent out 64-cent cheques to those twenty-six people. Thirteen of those cashed the cheques. Again, this included Trump and Khashoggi.

    Finally, those thirteen people received cheques for 13-cents. Of those thirteen, only 2 cashed them; Trump and Khashoggi.

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