Over one million Oklahomans are owed these funds.
Unclaimed funds include, but are not limited to:
- Savings accounts
- Checking accounts
- Utility Deposits
- Money Orders
- Stocks and Bonds
- Insurance Policies
- Uncashed Check
Funds can go unclaimed for a variety including, but not limited to:
- Failure to claim your utility deposit when you move
- Failure to claim a final paycheck
- Not knowing about an insurance claim payment
- Not knowing about an inheritance
- Forgetting about a bank account
The list goes on and on.
If you find your name in a search, you will need to prove it is your before you can claim int. Proof of ownership of unclaimed funds may consist of a copy of the claimant’s driver’s license or other identification, a document providing Social Security or Federal Employer Identification Number and, one or more of the following:
A copy of:
Birth certificate, marriage certificate, will, probate distribution, divorce decree, documentation that provides a connection with the reported address or business for the year cited as the Date of last transaction (the last date the owner contacted or generated activity or the date the property became due or payable), notarized contract if a representative is claimant; guardianship or trust agreement, letter from the holder authorizing the release of funds reported and remitted by the holder, proof of payment by holder to owner (front and back copy of canceled check, CD’s, list of documentation furnished in support of payment of claim, or both) affidavit executed by individual other than claimant, income tax return, adoption records, court records, stale dated checks, affidavit of proof of death and heirship from disinterested party, any documentation relate to saving accounts, checking accounts, safety-deposit boxes, stocks or dividends, wages, bearer bonds and certificates of deposit, insurance, mineral proceeds, court clerk funds, vendor checks, property held by deceased owners, cashier’s checks, and claims by heirfinders or agents of listed owner, and claims based on transfers of mineral interest.
If you have any questions you can contact the Oklahoma unclaimed funds division at:
Treasurer Ken Miller
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 217
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Local: (405) 521-3191
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