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Franchot Stresses Marylanders to Look at Unclaimed Property List

May 28th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The 2020 Maryland Unclaimed Property insert hits publications statewide this week. As is tradition, Comptroller Peter Franchot parodies a pop culture theme to bring attention to the list and reunite Marylanders with their unclaimed funds and miscellaneous items that are held by the State. This year’s theme is based on the popular reality show, “The Bachelor,” and features the Comptroller wearing a tuxedo and offering a rose, posing as “The Matchelor.”  This year’s 180-page Unclaimed Property inserts, which will run in more than 30 newspapers throughout the state, lists 80,247 accounts worth more than $63.9 million. Individuals and businesses can also search the online Unclaimed Property database. In total, the agency has more than 1.35 million accounts with a value of more than $1.65 billion in unclaimed property. Franchot tells WCBC News he would encourage every Maryland citizen to check out the list…

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