$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 www.fonddulaccountyfair.com
July 24-29 Washington County www.washingtoncountyfair.com
Aug 2-12 Wisconsin State Fair www.wistatefair.com
Aug 7-12 Winnebago County www.winnebagocountyfair.com
Aug 16-19 Dodge County www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com
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 www.wismissingmoney.com or call 855-375-CASH (2274)
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