Unclaimed Property is money held by businesses and other entities that goes unclaimed and must be turned over to the state. It includes savings and checking accounts, uncashed payroll checks, certificates of deposit, stocks and dividends, insurance proceeds, oil and gas royalty payments, utility deposits and other funds.
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When a business cannot locate an individual the Unclaimed Property belongs to, usually because of a wrong address, the money is turned over to the state for safekeeping.
"We have over one million people and businesses owed over $471 million in our Unclaimed Property database that we've yet to return," said State Treasurer John Kennedy