As if 06, 2013 Maine held $191.1 million in unclaimed money in 2.5 million total accounts.  $21.1 million was collected in 2012/13.  During 2013 the average claim amount was $1018.  The largest claim ever found was $358,000. Interest on state held unclaimed funds accrue for 10 years. After this period money gained from interest is turned over to the state. Periodic property auctions are offered through their website. Information on how to file and follow a claim is available through this site.

State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property

Office of the State Treasurer

Attn: Unclaimed Property

39 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0039

Phone: 207-624-7470 or (toll free in Maine only) 888-283-2808