photo of money by alvimann via morguefileA Kansas City woman got an early Christmas present when she received a state record $6.1 million from the Missouri unclaimed property fund, which works to return stocks, bonds, bank balances and safe deposit box contents to unknown owners.

The Missouri state treasurer says the average payout is about $300 but there are still thirty-eight accounts of more than $100,000 each remaining unclaimed in the state, Reuters reported.

The lucky recipient had purchased the obscure financial equity some time ago, and its value had substantially increased in value.

(READ the story in reuters)

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