Vt. treasurer encourages residents to check for unclaimed cash
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermonters can check online for unclaimed cash for National Unclaimed Property Day.
The Treasurer’s Office says it has $119 million of unclaimed property.
Last year, the treasurer’s office paid out more than 15,000 claims totaling more than $5 million.
The state treasurer is asking you to take a minute and see if money is waiting for you.
The average claim is reportedly about $400.
To see if there is any property to be claimed, Vermonters can search online at the state’s website. You can also call the Unclaimed Property Division at 1-800-642-3191.
People can search any day, but Feb. 1st is the national day to do it.
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