NY may have your money

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The State of New York may have your money. 

According to the New York State Comptroller’s Office, there are 37 million unclaimed funds accounts valued at $15 billion. The money comes from old bank accounts, utility deposits, uncashed checks, insurance claims, stocks and other sources that have been dormant for a number of years.

Some accounts hold money that had been lost or forgotten since 1940.

Residents who cannot make it to the events can search for and claim their money by using the online claiming systemor by calling 1-800-221-9311.

A number of events across the state will also be held to help residents locate lost and forgotten money.

DateEventLocationCounty
Capital Region
Apr. 6
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Apr. 7-8
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
2018 Capital Region Spring Home ShowSports Plex of Halfmoon
6 Corporate Drive, Clifton
Saratoga
Apr. 21
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
2ndAnnual Active Boomers & Seniors ExpoColonie Center
131 Colonie Center, Albany
Albany
Central Region
Apr. 14
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Apr. 15
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2018 Rome Home ExpoJohn F. Kennedy
Civic Arena
500 West Embargo Street, Rome
Oneida
Hudson Valley Region
Apr. 20
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rockland County Office of Aging & Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Host’s Senior Law Day in Orangeburg
*Register by Apr. 13
Call 845-364-2115
Dominican College
Rosary Hall/Lawrence Room
480 Western Highway S, Orangeburg
Rockland
New York City   
Apr. 12
4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Unclaimed Funds Event hosted by NYS Senator Toby Stavisky & NYS Assemblyman Andrew HevesiForest Hills Library
108-19 71st Avenue
Forest Hills
Queens
Apr. 26
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unclaimed Funds Event hosted by Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, NYS Senator Joe Addabbo & NYS Assemblyman Mike MillerPeter Cardella Senior Center
68-52 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood
Queens
Western NY
Apr. 13
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Apr. 14
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Apr. 15
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2018 Greater Olean Home ShowWilliam O. Smith
Recreation Center
551 East State Street, Olean
Cattaraugus

 

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