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What to do with money I found (Lost & Found)?

Q:

About 2 years ago I found some money, I kept it while expecting that one day I will find the owner and give them back. After 2 years I think I will never find the owner of this money. What should I do with it? Should I give it to someone as sadaqah or donate to charity or hand over to the police? What is the right thing to do in this situation?

A:

Salam Alaykum, 
 
The link below provides an answer in Persian (Farsi) to your query (no.9):
 
It says: 
If  Money or a thing was found in public place and there is no hope of finding the owner, then one can posses this Money or thing. However, if you can locate the owner by either time, or the type of money or so, then you must announce and look for the owner. 
 
Kind regards 
Naajiya.S.Jaffery