The Transportation Security Administration says travelers left $409,085.56 at security checkpoints in 2010. The agency collects the unclaimed money that is sent to the finance office, and the money goes to a general operations pot, Atlantic Wire reported.
Of note, travelers to and from New York left the most change, with the city’s JFK Airport collecting about $47,000, which includes foreign currency. What can we do with that money, the Atlantic asks.
A million dollar idea? Well, a $400,000 idea.
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