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Colorado Unclaimed Money Website Blocks Certain Names Including John Elway

The Great Colorado Payback website, Colorado’s unclaimed money website has been blocking certain names from its searchable database.  Certain prominent Colorado names including Denver Broncos’ legend John Elway have accounts with unclaimed money, but if you were to try and search them it would show no results.  Based on an investigation, there were nearly 100 …

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California’s Unclaimed Money Totals Grow To More Than $10 Billion

Despite record numbers in unclaimed cash returned, California’s unclaimed money totals have swelled to over $10.2 billion according to a report.  Last year’s total was almost a billion less in missing money that was reported this year at $9.3 billion.  The state is however ramping up its efforts to return that money, with over $250 …

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Rhode Island’s New Initiative Returning Unclaimed Money To Small Businesses

In order to help those small businesses struggling due to the pandemic, Rhode Island Treasurer’s office is outreaching to businesses who have unclaimed money.  According to a report, two local businesses in Cranston, Rhode Island were just reunited with money owed to them that the state has been holding.  The two businesses, just south of …

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Ohio Ready To Return $3 Billion | Maine Offers Unclaimed Money Map

The state of Ohio is in the Billion when it comes to unclaimed money and unclaimed property according to a report.  The Buckeye state is currently holding over $3 billion in missing money and property.  This past Feb 1st was National Unclaimed Property Day which was created by NAUPA (National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators) which is …

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Oregon Mails Unclaimed Money Checks

The Oregon Department of State Lands, who handles unclaimed money for the state sent letters to current and former residents in October detailing their unclaimed property and money owed to them.  This week the department is mailing actual checks to those residents.  According to a report, 11,000 current and former Oregon residents will be sent …

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Texas Unclaimed Money Office Returns Over $300 Million Last Year

The Texas Comptroller recently state in an article that the lone star state returned over $300 million in unclaimed money and property to its rightful owners last fiscal year.  While that total may seem high, Texas as a state has over $5 billion in missing money sitting in its coffers.  The number of claims that …

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25 Percent of Illinois Residents Have Unclaimed Money | Arizona Returns $42.5 Million

Roughly 1 in 4 Illinois residents, current and former, have unclaimed money owed to them, according to a recent report.  Illinois is one of roughly 10 states that has over $1 billion in unclaimed property currently being held.  Their total, at last check, was over $2.9 billion!  Since 2015 the state has returned $703 million …

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Florida Residents Search for Unclaimed Money at Record Pace During Pandemic | Oregon Warns Of Unclaimed Money Texting Scam

During these tough economic times, residents of Florida are turning to unclaimed money to help them survive.  The chief financial office of Florida, Jimmy Patronis, recently said in an interview that his office is seeing record number of searches for unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  In March alone, they returned $38 million in unclaimed assets.  …

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Unclaimed Money Returned in Maine Sets Record | Louisiana Voters To Decide To Put Unclaimed Property In Trust

Unclaimed money returned in the last fiscal year (2019) set a new record for the state of Maine according to State Treasurer Henry E.M. Beck.  In this period, the state returned $17 million in unclaimed funds to over 30,000 current and former Maine residents.  That is an average of nearly $600 per claim!  These totals …

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