According to data from Caixa Econômica Federal, the prizes forgotten by lottery winners this year add up to almost R$ 348 million. The total considers the months from January to November.
Unclaimed prizes are passed on by Caixa to the federal government’s FIES (Student Financing Fund). Winners have up to 90 days to withdraw the amounts, before the money goes to student credit.
The prescribed total considers bets of all types managed by Caixa Econômica.
Last year, the value reached R$ 491 million, considering the months from January to September.
Check out the prizes prescribed in each month of 2022:
- November – BRL 24,499
- October – BRL 24,613
- September – BRL 60,495
- August – BRL 35,772
- July – BRL 27,696
- June – BRL 39,953
- May – BRL 26,416
- April – BRL 42,240
- March – BRL 23,129
- February – BRL 23,310
- January – BRL 19,837
Source: CNN Brasil
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