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Unclaimed Money Scams – How To Spot A Fake

As unclaimed money and property awareness comes more and more into the forefront, so do scammers looking to make a quick buck.  Recently in Memphis, Tennessee a resident received communication from a lawyer in Canada claiming to help the individual recover unclaimed permanent life insurance from a deceased relative worth $10.6 million.  Lets call this …

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$1.4 Million in Unclaimed Money Checks Mailed in This State

Rhode Island has just mailed out its latest batch of unclaimed money checks to its current and former residents that are owed money.  Over 4,000 checks were sent all over the state, totaling more than $1.4 million averaging $350 per claim.  Since it’s initial mailing in 2017, this program titled Your Money by state Treasurer, Seth …

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Ohio Unclaimed Property Held For Its Rightful Owners

Ohio unclaimed property totals span over $3 billion in unclaimed money and actual property. In addition to uncashed checks and insurance policies there is actual property left behind waiting to be claimed. Ohio is a rare state in that it holds onto its unclaimed property indefinitely, waiting for the rightful owners to claim it. These …

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Unclaimed Savings Bonds, States Sue To Include In their Unclaimed Money Programs

As we know, states across the US return hundreds of millions in unclaimed money annually and efforts in recent years have increased dramatically. Many states are looking to add to their coffers by getting access to their residents unclaimed savings bonds from the US Treasury. Savings bonds go back to to WW I and II …

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Illinois Unclaimed Money Auction Set For August

State Treasurer Michael Frerichs announced that the state will hold an Illinois unclaimed money auction on August 17th at the state fairgrounds. According to his press release: “We are excited to bring the unclaimed property auction back to the Illinois State Fair to give the public another opportunity to bid on rare, valuable items,” Frerichs …

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Promotes Maryland Unclaimed Property

Comptroller Peter Franchot has recently reunited with his ‘twin’ brother to help promote his efforts to return Maryland unclaimed property to its rightful owners. In May he created a video using the popular HGTV show as a guide, it playfully describes a story of one of the ‘twin’ brothers finding an old bank statement while …

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$30K Returned to Local Charities from Utah Unclaimed Property Division

Utah unclaimed property division recently returned over $30,000 in unclaimed money to 5 local charities. Many people think that unclaimed money is limited to individuals, but businesses can be owed money as well. Five representatives from the Utah Treasurers Office recently brought some oversized checks to these charities to return their missing money. The largest …

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