Show us the money!
New York state has nearly $10 billion in unclaimed funds that authorities are just waiting to return to rightful owners.
Find out of you're entitled to some of the money at events across the state in October.
"New York has $9.9 billion in unclaimed fund accounts. We want to return this money to its rightful owners," State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday. "The money belongs to New Yorkers. We want to give it back."
And we'll take it!
What type of unclaimed funds? It can be money from old bank accounts never closed to state tax refund checks.
Representatives from DiNapoli’s office will be on site at the events listed below to help New Yorkers find out if they are owed money. New Yorkers and others may also check for unclaimed funds at www.osc.state.ny.us or by calling toll free at 1-800-221-9311.
Oct. 3-4 , 10am-5pm Cortland Pumpkin Festival 37 Church Street, Cortland, NY 13045 Cortland
Oct. 17, 9:30am-12:30pm Columbia Golden Gathering Columbia Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY 12534 Columbia
Oct. 21, 11am-4pm Coxsackie Correctional Facility Employee Health Fair Coxsackie Correctional Facility Greene
Hudson Valley Region
Oct. 10 10am-8pm
Oct. 11 10am-6pm Pace University Home Show Pace University, 861 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY 10570 Westchester
Oct. 16 11am-8pm
Oct. 17 10am-8pm
Oct. 18 10am-6pm Hudson Valley Home Expo Gold’s Gym, 258 Titusville Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Dutchess
Oct. 3 10am-7pm
Oct. 4 10am-5pm Octoberfest Whiteface Mountain Wilmington, NY Essex
Oct. 3-4, 10am-6pm Warrensburg Street Festival 3586 Main Street, Warrensburg, NY 12885 Warren
NYC & Long Island
Oct. 1, 8pm-10pm Stevenson Democratic Club Electrical Welfare Center North Room: 67-35 Parsons Boulevard, Flushing, NY Queens
Oct. 3, 1am-3pm Assemblywoman Mayersohn’s College Point Health Fair Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Road, College Point, NY Queens
Oct. 7,10:30am-12:00pm Senator Joe Addabbo’s Senior Fair St. Margaret’s Senior Center, 66-10 80th Street, Middle Village, NY Queens
Oct. 13, 10:30am-12:00pm BRC Senior Center 30 Delancey Street, New York, NY New York
Oct. 17, 11am-5pm NYS School Board Association Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 7th Avenue on 53rd Street, New York, NY New York
Oct. 19, 7pm-9pm Senator Joe Addabbo’s Town Hall Meeting Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance corps, 78-15 Jamaica Avenue, Woodhaven, NY Queens
Oct. 21, 1pm-2pm AARP Chapter 2889 54-05 Seabury Street, Elmhurst, NY Queens
Oct. 22, 9am-1pm Senator Fuschillo Golden Gathering Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520
11am-12pm LaGuardia Senior Center 280 Cherry Street, New York New York
For the rest of the Tri-State area, check these websites:
New Jersey Residents can visit the New Jersey Residents Database.
Connecticut residents can search the Connecticut Residents Database.