How much change did you leave with the TSA this year?

Interesting article from Mashable on the amount of change that we leave with TSA every year:

Last year, air travelers left $674,841 in loose change at airport security checkpoints across the U.S. That’s up from $383,414 in 2008.

The unclaimed money — usually coins — is sent to the TSA financial office. Congress gave TSA the authority to use the money for its operations in 2005.

There’s a joke here on TSA and the fees it charges us…

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