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Unclaimed property checks a surprise windfall to jobless Missourians

When some Missourians filed for unemployment as COVID-19 shut down their jobs– they got a pleasant surprise.

The state treasurer’s office sent them a check – for unclaimed property that was theirs and held by the state. Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick explains, he would not have been able to find them otherwise:

To date, the Treasurer’s office has connected citizens to more than : $886-thousand of their own money.

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