It happened during Black Friday during a mall holiday concert. While the choir sang, "Let it Snow," the man began tossing money to shoppers below.
He threw down $1,000 in one dollar bills from the fourth floor. But his efforts landed him in trouble with the law.
Mall security arrested the for disorderly conduct saying his stunt could have caused a major disturbance.
The man says he had a rough year and just wanted to do something nice for people.