BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33)--If you're looking for a little extra cash this holiday, the State Treasury might have something for you.
Right now, the State Treasury has more than $477 million dollars in unclaimed funds. The cash comes from things like payroll checks, old bank accounts and life insurance proceeds.
Around 1 in 6 Louisiana residents has unclaimed money with the state. The average refund is around $400.
Louisiana residents can search for unclaimed money and file a claim for it online at www.latreasury.com .
Residents can also search for missing money by calling toll-free (nationwide) 1-888-925-4127.