The Mississippi State Fair is coming up, October 4-15, and our Unclaimed Property staff will be on hand to help reunite you with your money. Our booth in the Trade Mart has always been a popular spot for Fair-goers and I encourage you to stop by if you are at the Fair this year.
This is all part of our aggressive outreach program to help you find your unclaimed property. By developing partnerships and seeking out opportunities to locate owners of unclaimed property, we have been able to reunite people with $75 million in unclaimed property since I took office in January 2012. That’s actually 42% of all the money that has been distributed since the unclaimed property program’s start in 1982.
This is not the State’s money; it is yours. And, I take my responsibility to get it back in your pocket very seriously. If you haven’t looked to see if you have any unclaimed property, I encourage you to search on my