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Florida bank offers free Mercedes-Benz with $1 million deposit


If you have a million bucks lying around, you can score a free 2012 Mercedes from Tampa-based C1 Bank.

Florida residents can deposit $1 million in a five-year CD and pick one of four free Mercedes-Benz models valued at more than $59,000 through Crown Eurocars, Inc. in St. Petersburg. 2012 model choices include the SLK350 Roadster, E350 Sedan, ML350 SUV or an E350 Convertible.

C1 Bank will offer pre-paid interest of $61,294 on the the deposit, which is based on 1.20 APY over 60 months. That covers the cost of the car.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends July 31. The limit is two Mercedes per household.

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Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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