BATON ROUGE - Around 30,000 people never got their Louisiana state tax refunds last year, leaving $3.4 million dollars unclaimed.
The state's "My Refund" card replaced paper checks for people without direct deposit. Nearly a quarter of Louisiana residents don't have a bank account.
If the card wasn't... more »
BATON ROUGE- The state Department of Treasury has returned a record $420,000 in unclaimed money to hundreds of New Orleans area residents at an Unclaimed Property Awareness Day over the weekend. In an effort to increase awareness about the Unclaimed Property Program and help citizens claim their money, the Treasury... more »
BATON ROUGE- The state has more than $500 million in unclaimed property waiting for its rightful owner.
The state treasury collects the money from businesses who can't find the owner.
"Some of this gets lost and if a business can't find you and has your money it can't... more »
BATON ROUGE- State Treasurer John Kennedy has issued an alert to Louisiana citizens regarding a national unclaimed property email scam uncovered by the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA).
According to NAUPA, Americans are receiving deceptive messages stating that it is from the director of NAUPA and that... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's treasurer says the state joins 35 others and the District of Columbia in a settlement with insurer John Hancock that could mean money in the pocket for some Louisiana families.
John Kennedy says Louisiana will share in $1 million in unclaimed insurance proceeds discovered after... more »
BATON ROUGE - Everyone likes to find money, but it helps to know just where to look. Right now the state of Louisiana has millions of dollars worth of unclaimed property, and they want to help you find it.
News 2 decided to help by taking a list of... more »
Mississippi's State Treasurer said his unclaimed property booth will be set up at the Mississippi State Fair, trying to return over $45 million to over 300,000 state residents.
Treasurer Tate Reeves said he's hopeful fair-goers will stop by the booth to find out if some of that money belongs... more »