The Law of Found Money says that you cannot keep any wealth that comes to you by luck, random chance or error. Possessing it simply knocks fate out of whack and you suffer only tragedy until you get rid of it.
Pip has learnt the truth of this adage in this strip.
Now... I wonder hor or if the guys will talk their way out of this one! Survival tip: If you're kept in the cells overnight, pray your cell-mate is not called either 'Bubba' or 'Mavis'.