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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s treasurer says his office returned more than $254 million in unclaimed property to the rightful owners last year.

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Democratic Treasurer Joe Torsella said Wednesday that last year’s figure is an increase of 34 percent compared to 2016.

The Treasury Department gets millions in unclaimed property every year.

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That includes dormant bank accounts, forgotten stock holdings, uncashed checks and leftover loot from inside safety deposit boxes.

The agency maintains a website where people can search by name for unclaimed property.

You can find the website by clicking here.

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