The TSA reports $5,347.34 was left behind by PIT passengers in the last fiscal year.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People flying out of Pittsburgh are leaving thousands of dollars at the security checkpoint.

The TSA says passengers at Pittsburgh International Airport left behind more than $5,300 last fiscal year in mostly loose change. Across the country, people lost a total of $926,000 dollars in unclaimed currency.

The TSA encourages you to put your wallet and loose change in your carry-on bag before you go through security.