Have you ever checked with the PA Dept of Revenue to see if you have unclaimed money? I did this several years ago and found almost $800 from an old insurance policy that wasn't properly delivered.
I get it.. this sounds like one of those dumb scams. Believe me, there's no Nigerian prince or anything else... this is run by the PA DEPT OF REVENUE and is legit. They want you to claim your money! If this was shady i wouldn't put my name next to it.
It's worth checking out