Frank Marshall, unclaimed property locator with the Washington state Department of Revenue,
has returned millions of dollars to often-surprised individuals over the years.   (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Frank Marshall, unclaimed property locator with the Washington state Department of Revenue, has returned millions of dollars to often-surprised individuals over the years. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
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The state is holding $1.3 billion in unclaimed money. If this man is trying to reach you, it’s your lucky day.

When The Seattle Times last looked in on Frank Marshall, Washington's official locator of people with unclaimed property, the state held $830 million owed to citizens. In seven years, the amount has grown to $1.3 billion -- but not because Marshall isn't doing his job.

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