VT Unclaimed Property Fund Tops $52 Million

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he Vermont state treasurer’s office has received more than $9 million in new unclaimed property so far this fiscal year.

It’s issuing a reminder that anyone who wants to see if they have unclaimed money in the state’s care should go to www.MissingMoney.Vermont.gov and can search by last name or town

State Treasurer Beth Pearce says her office currently has $52 million in its unclaimed property fund.

The word "property" refers to financial assets, not real estate. Typically, the money is held by a business on a customer’s account but the business loses touch with the customer and then turns it over to the state.

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