Forget dumpster diving – go for the plastic bins at airport security checkpoints.

The TSA makes big bucks from all that loose change left by frantic passengers rushing to make their flights – more than $409,000 in 2010.

That’s $376,480.39 pocketed from U.S. coins and $32,605.17 in foreign currency, the TSA said.

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