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I found $10000 outside a Bank Of America office,I went back

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Hi ,
I found $10000 outside a Bank Of America office,I went back to bank to check if one of customers had lost the money.They said no, left my phone number with bank employees just in case someone comes back for money.What should I do with money now?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.

Dear Customer,

Thank you for notifying the bank. As the money was found outside the bank (in public), the proper entity to turn the money over to is the City Police Department. (You can contact them using their non-emergency number).

Here is the California Civil Code on this subject: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=civ&group=02001-03000&file=2080-2080.10

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