Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging residents to search the Unclaimed Property Division’s database several times a year.
When was the last time you searched for unclaimed property in the I-Cash Database? Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging residents to search the Unclaimed Property Division’s database several times a year. UPD currently has $1.7 billion in cash, plus contents from Illinois safe deposit boxes that have been abandoned for at least five years. “It’s common for people to check one month and find no properties in their names, only to return the next month and find cash or other property on the list,” Rutherford said in a statement. ”My office took in 198,796 new properties just in the first quarter of 2013. One of those properties could easily be yours.” One in eight Illinois residents have unclaimed property n the database, …
Is the state holding any of your money or unclaimed property? Find out at the I-Cash event hosted by State Treasurer Dan Rutherford at the Lake County building in Waukegan Wednesday, Feb. 20.
Tuesday, February 19
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging Lake County residents to attend his I-Cash event from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Lake County building at 18 N. County St., in Waukegan. Come and find out if the state is holding any money or unclaimed property entitled to them. A reported 319,063 owners in Lake County have $87,270,495 in unclaimed property, according to the January list of unclaimed property holders. I-Cash staff will be on-hand from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to help reisdents find out if they have unclaimed property. Treasurer Rutherford will provide remarks at 2:30 p.m. "People are thrilled to find out they have money just waiting for them through I-Cash," said Rutherford. "I encourage area residents to…