Barefoot Again, Homeless Man Wants 'Piece of the Pie' Jeffrey Hillman hid shoes: 'They're worth a lot of money' By Matt Cantor Posted Dec 3, 2012 (Newser) The homeless man who recently acquired a pair of $100 boots from a police officer is already barefoot again. "Those shoes are hidden. They are worth a lot of money," Jeffrey Hillman tells the New York Times, after reporters caught up with him in Manhattan's Upper West Side. "I could lose my life." He revealed mixed feelings about the moment that warmed hearts around the world. "I was put on YouTube, I was put on everything without permission. What do I get?" he asked. "This went around the world, and I want a piece of the pie." Still, "I appreciate what the officer did, dont get me wrong," he noted. "I wish there were more people like him in the world." And: "I want to thank everyone that got onto this thing. --- Barefoot Again, Homeless Man Wants 'Piece of the Pie' - Jeffrey Hillman hid shoes: 'They're worth a lot of money'