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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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Virginia Unclaimed Property Auction Includes 12.5 ct Diamond Ring

Each year Virginia unclaimed property division clears out the vault of missing property to auction it off. The state treasury holds these items for long periods of time, but when the vault fills up they hold an auction to clear out space for new items. Virginia Unclaimed Property Auction Open Now The auction is live …

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Unclaimed War Medals Returned To WW II Veteran’s Family In Illinois

Typically unclaimed money and unclaimed property are forgotten cash. This can include utility deposits, bank accounts, stocks, insurance payouts and other forms of lost money. In some cases this property can include lost physical property from abandoned security deposit boxes. These items vary, from jewelry, old currency and stamps. Occasionally, however, these lost items can …

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Louisiana Unclaimed Property Checks Mailed To Residents

This week another round of unclaimed property checks were mailed to residents of Louisiana in a new effort to get unclaimed money and property back to its rightful owners. Louisiana holds over $900 million in lost property and their website has the amounts broken up by parish (county), with Orleans parish (county) the highest by …

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Minnesota Unclaimed Money Auction Contained Over 400 Items

Although Minnesota unclaimed money totals are not published, last year the state took in over $72 million in money and unclaimed property. The state also boasts that 1 in 20 Minnesota residents have a claim waiting for them. Like most states, they also have physical property that goes unclaimed. Minnesota Unclaimed Money Auction This past …

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Alabama Unclaimed Property Up For Auction

Alabama unclaimed money totals are over $400 million in money and property left abandoned. Most of this is cash, lost checks, bonds, security deposits, and more. However, like most states, lost property is also stored by Alabama’s treasury department. Most of these items are contents of abandoned security deposit boxes and Alabama law states that …

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