Did You Know?

It's time again for Did You Know?  On Fridays here at Escheatable, we provide you with interesting information regarding the unclaimed property laws to amaze your friends and frighten your enemies.  Today's entry is from California:

This is our new jungle gym.  It's made entirely out of gold, jewels and empty safe deposit boxes.

Pursuant to California law, the Director of Parks and Recreation may "examine any tangible personal property" delivered to the Controller as unclaimed property to determine whether such property would be "useful" to the Parks Department.

Source:  Cal. Code Civ. Proc. Section 1567.

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