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The NYS Office of Unclaimed Funds May Be Holding Money for You

For your protection NY State law requires banks,insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses to surrender inactive accounts to the State. These accounts are known as lost, abandoned or unclaimed funds.

The State Comptroller's Office of Unclaimed Funds (OUF) is the custodian of these funds and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is committed to returning them to their rightful owners.

You can search OUF's new online data base at www.OSC.State.NY.US/OUF to see if money is being held for you.

The website and the database provide a fast, easy and secure way to claim money

owed, learn answers to frequently asked questions and read tips to safeguard your money. Remember, it's your money- don't abandon it.