News About Unclaimed Property
Oklahomas Unclaimed Property Program Works as Intended
November 2, 2012
Every year for the past several, the Oklahoma treasurer's office has set up a booth at the state fairs in Oklahoma City and Tulsa to return unclaimed property to taxpayers. It works. This year, more than $250,000 in cash and stock were returned to fair attendees in Tulsa.
Illinois State Treasurer Announces $600,000 I-Cash Claim
October 24, 2012
CHICAGO (WIFR) -- Imagine finding out that you have more than $600,000 in unclaimed cash. Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford says that’s exactly what is happening to one Chicago-area man, who will soon enjoy a nearly $662,000 check because stock companies and insurance companies transferred unclaimed property to the treasurer’s office in this person’s name.
Mass. Announces Unclaimed Property Auction
AP / October 11, 2012
BOSTON (AP) — An 18th century silver brandy warmer and an antique pie server as well as precious metals, rare coins and jewelry are among the items up for grabs at the state’s annual unclaimed property auction.