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Treasurer Fitch Invites Lauderdale County Residents To Find their Unclaimed Property On March 21

Jackson, MSOn Thursday, March 21, staff from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch’s office will be available at the Lauderdale County Courthouse Annex in Meridian to help area residents search the State’s unclaimed property list and file claims for their funds.

“I want to thank Lauderdale County Administrator Chris Lafferty and the Board of County Supervisors for inviting us back to Meridian for this exciting opportunity,” said Treasurer Fitch.  “When we partnered together last February, we returned nearly $420,000 to Lauderdale County residents and businesses.  We are excited at the opportunity to reunite even more citizens with their funds now.”

Unclaimed property specialists from the Treasurer’s office will be available:

Lauderdale County Courthouse Annex
410 Constitution Avenue, Meridian
Thursday, March 21, 2019
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Since taking office in 2012, Treasurer Fitch has distributed $94 million in unclaimed property, which represents more than half of all the funds distributed through this program in its 36-year history.

Staff will be available to help people search the State’s unclaimed property list and begin the claims process.  Individuals planning to attend are encouraged to bring the following to expedite their claims:

·         Photo ID (driver’s license, passport, military ID card, etc.)

·         Your Social Security Card

·         Proof of address (utility bill, etc.)

·         Proof of name change (marriage license, divorce decree, etc.)

·         If the owner is deceased, bring the death certificate, will, obituary, or affidavit of death

Individuals can always check the State’s full listing at www.treasurerlynnfitch.com to see if the State has any money in their name, as well.  It is constantly being updated.

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