Thursday, December 15, 2011

Biggest. Claim. Ever.

According to Good Morning America, (which, incidentally, has run a number of features on unclaimed property, see here, here, and here) is reporting that a Missouri resident is about to receive the largest unclaimed property payout ever - amounting to $6.1 million.  According to GMA's research, the $6.1 million might be the biggest unclaimed property owner payment in history. 

The obvious question you may be asking is how in the world did someone misplace $6.1 million?  Actually, they didn't.  According to the article, the funds represent stock that was reported to the state "generations" ago, and continued to grow. 

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