People in Scotland have handed in more than £150,000 of lost money to police a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Scotsman report: 

OVER £50,000 of lost cash was handed in to Tayside Police by members of the public last year, according to new figures.

Freedom of Information requests reveal that over 6,000 people across Scotland handed money in to their local police station between October 2011 and October 2012.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.