State Earns $1.3 Million From Unclaimed Property Auction

State officials said last week that the money will be used for public school funding.

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    More than 60,000 items were up for auction. The items were abandoned in safe deposit boxes which nobody claimed.

    The state of Florida has earned $1.3 million from an auction of unclaimed property.

    State officials said last week that the money will be used for public school funding.

    The biggest-ticket item sold last weekend at the auction in Orlando was a $24,000 Cartier platinum and diamond watch.

    More than 60,000 items were up for auction. The items were abandoned in safe deposit boxes which nobody claimed.

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