The State of Florida has unclaimed money for residents and people who once lived in the state. These funds have gone unclaimed for different reasons, one of these is when people move without leaving a current address on file with their banks or financial institutions. This unclaimed money may also belong to family members and heirs of deceased individuals.
Types of funds and properties gone unclaimed in Florida
*****Savings in banks, credit unions, other financial institutions
*****Stocks and mutual funds
*****Payroll checks, uncashed money orders
*****Jewelry and other assets held in deposit boxes
*****Insurance policies proceeds
How to search for missing money in Florida
There are two major methods for finding unclaimed money in the state of Florida. The first one is to visit the state Treasury Department at FLtreasurehunt.org and search in the database by name. Follow the instructions if your name or a deceased family member name is found. Generally, documentation and an official form have to be submitted to claim money found.
The second method to search for missing properties in Florida is by hiring a state certified company. Certified Public Accountants, investigators and some lawyers may be registered with the state to perform missing money investigations on behalf of their clients. These companies charge a fee to find unclaimed funds.
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