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Unclaimed and Abandoned Property Resources

About Unclaimed and Abandoned Property

Unclaimed and abandoned property refers to accounts in financial institutions and companies where the company has not had contact with the owner for over a year. Common forms of unclaimed property are savings and checking accounts, traveler's checks, unredeemed money orders or gift certificates, insurance refunds, life insurance payouts, certificates of deposits, utility security deposits and contents of safe deposit boxes. By state law, these companies must turn over forgotten funds to a state official who attempts to find the owner. Most states have a searchable online database and a national searchable database is also available.


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National and General Unclaimed and Abandoned Property Links - see state links above for state and local resources.

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Treasury Hunt - Unclaimed U.S. funds
Search the U.S. Treasury Department for unclaimed funds including savings bonds no longer earning interest. Search by Social Security Number (SSN) or Employer Identification Number (EIN).

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National Unclaimed Property Database
Search the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators' databae for unclaimed property.

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FDIC Unclaimed Funds
Search the FDIC's unclaimed funds database.