I wrote return if...
and not next if ...
for a reason.
Since you are in a subroutine and not directly in a loop, next will jump to the next iteration of your caller's loop, and warns about Exiting subroutine via next at ... - don't you get such warnings? Since you don't know how File::Find works internally, that might cause very nasty behaviour.
By the way I don't find that excessive use of newlines improves readability - on the contrary, you have to scroll more to see a relevant part of the code.
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