Wyoming Treasurer Holding $98 Million In Unclaimed Property
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The Wyoming Treasurer's Office Unclaimed Property Division paid out more than $15.25 million in money and securities value during the fiscal year 2022, which ended on June 30.
That's according to a release from the Treasurer's Office.
According to the release, almost another $12.86 million was reported to the state in FY 2022. The largest check from the office in FY 2022 was for $159, 092, while $ 6.7 million in stocks were transferred to a former Teton County resident.
According to the release, here are some of the highlights of returned property in Fiscal Year 2022 at the Wyoming Treasurer's Office:
• $8.072 million in cash payments, compared to a previous high of $7.423 million
• 172 checks valued at $10,000 or greater, including three over $100,000
• 7,032 checks issued (less than the FY20 record), compared to 5,487 in FY21
• $12.86 million was reported to the State, compared to last year’s $10.10 million record amount.
Despite the record payout during the past year, the amount received by the State continues to grow.
As a result, there is still more than $98 million waiting to be claimed.
According to the release, people who want to see if they are owed any money by the state should watch a video before searching the online database.
According to the release: ''To make a valid claim at www.mycash.wyo.gov or any other state’s site, owners will need to provide information about themselves and may need to submit official documents. This could be as simple as a copy of a driver’s license, but additional documents may be required for those claiming as an heir or a business."
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