Here’s How Many Beanie Babies Ty Warner Had to Sell to Pay His Tax Evasion Fine

Coming up with $53 million takes a lot of stuffed lobsters.

From left: Brownie the Bear, Spot the Dog, and Pinchers the Lobster   Photography: Courtesy of Ty Warner Inc.
250,000
Brownie the Bears

+    

450,000
Spot the Dogs

+    

2 million
Pinchers the Lobsters

=    

$53 million, the amount
that the IRS recently fined Beanie Babies creator Ty
Warner for tax evasion
NOTE: SELLING PRICES ARE FOR MINT-CONDITION, ORIGINAL-GENERATION BEANIE BABIES. SOURCE: SELL2BBNOVELTIES.COM

 

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