Cash Finder: Helping you track down unclaimed funds

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - For those who could use a little extra money ahead of the holidays, the New York State Comptroller’s Office says you may have a check for funds waiting to be claimed.

Calling the Comptroller’s Office will not cost you any ‘finders fees.’

These unclaimed funds can come from rebate checks you never picked up, bank accounts that are old, among other things.

On Monday, Nov. 28, the Attorney General’s office answered 720 calls during the WROC/WSYR telethon.

Since then, they’ve processed 643 claims totaling $55,012 for Monroe County residents and 629 claims totaling $62,185 for Onondaga County residents.

There were 1,272 claims totaling $117,197.

To see if you have any unclaimed funds, click here or call the state Comptroller’s office at 1-800-221-9311.

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