Find Out If You Are Owed Money from Unclaimed Funds

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    Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows you how to find unclaimed funds in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014)

    Unclaimed funds are from inactive accounts that must be surrendered to the state by banks, insurance companies, utilities and others.

    To check if you are owed money in New York state, click here.

    In New Jersey, go here.

    In Connecticut, go here.

    For other states, you can find out by Googling the state and "unclaimed funds." These accounts are administered by the state -- if it is the right website, you shouldn't be asked to enter more than your name.

    If you have a consumer problem, call Lynda Baquero at 212-664-5607 or email Follow Lynda @LyndaBaquero4NY.