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Illinois Treasurer auctioning off unclaimed property

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) – Unclaimed property is up for auction in Illinois.

Collectible coins, jewelry and even dinnerware are just some of the 11,600 unclaimed property items up for auction.   73 more words


Unclaimed property initiative: You may receive a check or letter from the state soon

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Revenue is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its unclaimed property matching program, which uses the agency’s tax records to proactively locate owners of unclaimed property. 219 more words


Illinois Treasurer holds unclaimed property auction June 20-24

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC)– Collectible coins, gold jewelry and sterling dinnerware are some of the 11,600 unclaimed property items worth $45,000 to be auctioned online June 20-24. 176 more words


What is Unclaimed Property?

Unclaimed Property? What’s that you say? I have no idea what you’re even talking about!

Don’t you worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds, but it can cause some headaches and have some pretty devastating (and expensive) consequences if not handled correctly. 680 more words


Claude and the Geography Lesson

By the time I was asked to find Claude and Marie Dexter* in France, I had pulled a few unclaimed property rabbits out of unclaimed property hats so that I had become the company’s patron saint of hopeless cases. 791 more words

They Never Thought I'd Find Them but I Did!

When people ask what I do for a living, I tell them “I read minds”.  This is not far from the truth.

The case of the Chedidi’s* stands out in this regard. 510 more words

Forensic Genealogy

Department of Revenue sets online auction for unclaimed property

MADISON — After working to match unclaimed property with its rightful owner, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has scheduled an unclaimed property online auction.

According to a release from the DOR, the department tries to match unclaimed property with its owner through tax record matching and newspaper advertisements, but if the content of safety deposit boxes have not been claimed, state law requires the DOR to sell the unclaimed property at public auction within three years. 82 more words