During the month of July, WCHS-TV in Charleston/Huntington aired a four part special series highlighting the West Virginia Treasury unclaimed property program.
To find some lucky (Easter) eggs, we’ve searched our unclaimed property database for Easter themed names.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we put together a list of people with names often related to the holiday who are due unclaimed property in West Virginia.
People purchase life insurance with the expectation that their family will be taken care of during a most vulnerable time. It is our duty as public servants to protect these widows, children and loved ones and make sure they receive what they are due. It is not our duty to protect special interest groups and out-of-state insurance company executives.
The best way to avoid your property becoming unclaimed is to keep good records of what you have.
Many people think that the Unclaimed Property division only holds uncashed checks, but stocks and other security related assets can also be reported as unclaimed.
The West Virginia Uniform Unclaimed Property Act requires all business associations including financial organizations, utility companies and other legal entities to file an Unclaimed Property report before November 1st of each year for any presumed abandon property they may be holding as of June 30th of that year.
Three reasons you think you don’t have unclaimed property and the real reasons you just might.
There is “No Purchase Necessary” and no fee to search for unclaimed property that may be held in your name with the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office. Keep reading to see how you can get in on some of this cold hard cash!
What is unclaimed property? Who has it? Where can you find it?