Ever since washing machines became household appliances they've been blamed for breaking up pairs of socks, now there's definitive proof.

Cathy Hinz was working on a washing machine in the laundry room of a property she manages when she stumbled upon the hidden treasure of missing items. She says they found socks, underwear, and even a credit card in the a secret compartment.

Hinz's husband popped a panel off of the front of the machine and all the misplaced items fell out. You might want to check your washing machine for secret compartments.

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