Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging residents to search the Unclaimed Property Division’s database several times a year.
When was the last time you searched for unclaimed property in the I-Cash Database? Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging residents to search the Unclaimed Property Division’s database several times a year. UPD currently has $1.7 billion in cash, plus contents from Illinois safe deposit boxes that have been abandoned for at least five years. “It’s common for people to check one month and find no properties in their names, only to return the next month and find cash or other property on the list,” Rutherford said in a statement. ”My office took in 198,796 new properties just in the first quarter of 2013. One of those properties could easily be yours.” One in eight Illinois residents have unclaimed property n the database, …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford will hold an I-Cash event on March 22 in Lake Zurich.
Tuesday, March 19
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging Lake County residents to attend his I-Cash event in the area Friday, Mar. 22 to determine if the state is holding any money or unclaimed property entitled to them. In fact, 316,063 owners in Lake County have $87,270,495 in unclaimed property. This is according to the January list of unclaimed property holders. Find out if you have unclaimed cash on Friday, March 22 at Hackney's in Lake Zurich from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “People are thrilled to find out they have money just waiting for them through I-Cash,” says Rutherford. “I encourage area residents to come visit me at local I-Cash events for assistance in locating their money or property – plus everyone should make an attempt to …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is holding the online unclaimed property auction from Monday, March 18- Friday, March 22.
Thursday, March 14
Gold coins, emerald jewelry, and a four leaf clover paperweight are just some of the items that Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is offering in the next Illinois Treasurer’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction. It starts at 10 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 18 and will begin closing at 10 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 22. If you are interested in seeing the items up for bid, go to the treasurer’s office’s website at www.treasurer.il.gov and click on the auction preview button. “We are auctioning off 12,444 pieces of unclaimed property in the Illinois Treasurer’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction because the rightful owners have not come forward to claim the items in more than five years,” said Rutherford. “We have a variety of interesting items to …
Monday, February 25, 2013
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford helped connect people with their money and property at an I-Cash event in Barrington last week.
Monday, February 25
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford attended an I-Cash events at the Township Offices in Barrington on Feb. 21 to help reunite people with their unclaimed money and property. Over 28 percent searches were successful in locating cash or valuables that belonged to them with the help of I-Cash staff. In fact, 2,568,983 owners in Cook County have $1,061,654,732 in unclaimed property waiting for them. This is according to the January list of unclaimed property holders. “More people are doing these unclaimed property searches than ever before. It’s exciting to me because I want to see these valuable assets returned,” said Rutherford. “I also hope everyone makes an attempt to review our online database annually so they don’t miss out on …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Is the state holding any of your money or unclaimed property? Find out at the I-Cash event hosted by State Treasurer Dan Rutherford at the Lake County building in Waukegan Wednesday, Feb. 20.
Tuesday, February 19
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging Lake County residents to attend his I-Cash event from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Lake County building at 18 N. County St., in Waukegan. Come and find out if the state is holding any money or unclaimed property entitled to them. A reported 319,063 owners in Lake County have $87,270,495 in unclaimed property, according to the January list of unclaimed property holders. I-Cash staff will be on-hand from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to help reisdents find out if they have unclaimed property. Treasurer Rutherford will provide remarks at 2:30 p.m. "People are thrilled to find out they have money just waiting for them through I-Cash," said Rutherford. "I encourage area residents to…
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
School District 47 gets money from Cash Dash.
It's like putting on that winter jacket for the first time this season and finding a $20 bill. But in this case Crystal Lake School District 47 found over $14,500. Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford visited Crystal Lake City Hall Wednesday for his Cash Dash program. The program is set up to give people the chance to get back funds that went unclaimed. When a bank or business has money owed to people, and they can't locate those people, the funds go to the treasurer's office. During the event, Rutherford did an online search and found that the state was holding $14,564.64 the school district was unaware of. To make the event extra sweet, 55 percent of the people in attendance found money or property the treasurer's office was holding for …