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WFLA Reunites Residents With $2.3 Million (WFLA-TV)

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives

Media General’s NBC affiliate WFLA Tampa consumer reporter Shannon Behnken hosted a six-and-a-half hour phone bank on November 14 that netted residents more than $2.3 million of unclaimed cash. The money is often from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility companies, securities and trust holdings. “The volume of calls we received was unbelievable, proving once again that News Channel 8 is truly ‘On Your Side’,” said WFLA General Manager Andy Alford.


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