The happenings "inside" the Wisconsin State Treasury and across the street at the State Capitol

$20 Million Returned in 1st 6 Months of 2012!

State Treasury Prepares for County Fair Season; Will Help Wisconsinites Claim Their Cash!

 (Madison)  State Treasurer Kurt Schuller and his staff from the Unclaimed Property Unit are proud to announce returning a record $20.3 million in unclaimed property in just 6 months!  In 2011, the Office of State Treasurer returned nearly $34 million for the entire year.

To keep the momentum going, Schuller and staff will attend four County fairs as well as the Wisconsin State Fair with more fairs at the end of August in the works.  Anyone who stops by the Unclaimed Property Booth can search the database for lost money.

Fair Tour for Treasurer Schuller

 July 17-22       Fond Du Lac County    

July 24-29       Washington County      

Aug 2-12         Wisconsin State Fair     

 Aug 7-12         Winnebago County       

 Aug 16-19       Dodge County                          

 There is more than $400 million dollars in unclaimed assets held by the State Treasury. This money comes from forgotten paychecks, insurance premium overpayments, utility deposits, forgotten bank accounts, forgotten stocks, abandoned safe deposit boxes and many other forms of assets that have been lost, forgotten about or that people did not even know they had! There are more than 2 million “properties” held by the Office of State Treasurer. You can search for missing money 24/7 online at or call 855-375-CASH (2274)




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