HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s treasurer says his office returned more than $254 million in unclaimed property to the rightful owners last year.READ MORE: North Park Pool Closed After Experiencing Power Issues
Democratic Treasurer Joe Torsella said Wednesday that last year’s figure is an increase of 34 percent compared to 2016.
The Treasury Department gets millions in unclaimed property every year.READ MORE: Western Pa. Region Upgraded To Slight Risk Of Severe Weather
That includes dormant bank accounts, forgotten stock holdings, uncashed checks and leftover loot from inside safety deposit boxes.
The agency maintains a website where people can search by name for unclaimed property.Alabama To Make Stop In Pittsburgh As Part Of 50th Anniversary Tour
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