For Immediate Release
February 27, 2014
Denton County Residents Can Claim Their Cash
at March 5 Event
Denton County residents who think — or hope — they might have some money waiting in the state’s Unclaimed Property database can search the list at an event hosted by the Texas Comptroller’s office and Denton County Treasurer Cindy Yeatts Brown.
Unclaimed Property representatives from the Comptroller’s office will be available to help people search for unclaimed property online, fill out claim forms and answer questions from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, at the Joseph A. Carroll Administration Building, 401 W. Hickory St., Suite 309, Denton.
“There is currently about $3.8 billion in the unclaimed property program,” said Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. “That money belongs to Texans, and it is important that we get it back into the right hands.”
The Comptroller’s office reports that Denton County residents currently have more than $33 million waiting to be claimed.
The Comptroller estimates one in four Texans has money waiting to be claimed. Unclaimed property includes forgotten utility deposits or other refunds, insurance proceeds, mineral interest or royalty payments, dormant bank accounts and abandoned safe deposit box contents. To search for unclaimed property at anytime, visit the Comptroller’s unclaimed property website at www.ClaimItTexas.org or call 1-800-654-FIND (3463).
Join the discussion and connect with the Texas Comptroller on Facebook for the latest economic news, surveys and more.
Follow us on Twitter! Get quick Comptroller news and information you need to do business in Texas.