State Treasurer McRae Finds, Returns $271,000 in Unclaimed Property to Mississippi Division of Medicaid

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Treasurer David McRae has returned $271,000 in unclaimed property to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid. This adds to the more than $9 million in unclaimed property returned to Mississippi since Treasurer McRae took office in January. Of that, $5 million has been returned throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, providing critical economic relief to the state during this time. “Throughout the pandemic, … Read More

State Treasurer Returns $10 Million to Mississippi Economy

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Treasurer David McRae today announced his office has found and returned $10 million in unclaimed property since he took office in January 2020. Of this, approximately $4.8 million was returned during the COVID-19 crisis, serving as a meaningful economic boost during this difficult time. “This isn’t the state’s money; it’s just our responsibility to find its rightful owners and return … Read More

Mississippi Economy Gets $7 Million Stimulus from State Treasury

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Treasurer David McRae today announced the Mississippi State Treasury has returned $7 million in unclaimed property since he took office in January. This includes $1.7 million that was distributed during the COVID-19 shutdown. “Recent events have hit many Mississippians right in the wallet,” said McRae. “Returning unclaimed property is one way the State Treasury can help give Mississippians a boost … Read More

State Treasury Returns $6 Million to Mississippians

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Treasurer David McRae today announced the Mississippi State Treasury has returned $6 million in unclaimed property since he took office in January via more than 2,200 claims. Included in this figure is the more than $1.7 million that has been distributed during the COVID-19 pandemic – a meaningful economic stimulus amid the pandemic-related shutdown. “Unclaimed property is not the state’s … Read More

State Treasury Returns More Than $1 Million to Mississippians during COVID-19 Pandemic

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“Finding the owners of unclaimed property is our way of helping stimulate the state’s economy,” says Treasurer McRae Treasurer David McRae today announced the Mississippi State Treasury has returned $1.3 million in unclaimed property during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is sometimes very difficult for banks, credit unions, and even retail stores to find the owner of big chunks of money. … Read More

State Treasurer Urges Hospitals and Clinics to Claim Unclaimed Property to Boost Healthcare Infrastructure, Support Frontline Workers

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State Treasurer David McRae today urged hospitals and clinics to search for and claim any unclaimed property held by the state to help boost Mississippi’s healthcare infrastructure and support frontline workers. Their search can begin at treasury.ms.gov. The American Hospital Association reported in March: “Due to expenses to treat COVID-19 patients, hospitals are currently losing up to $1 million per … Read More

State Treasurer Urges Local Governments to Claim Unclaimed Property to Help Fill COVID-Fueled Funding Gaps

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State Treasurer David McRae today urged local governments to search for unclaimed properties held by the state to help fill COVID-fueled funding gaps. In the last month, the state has returned a quarter-million dollars to local governments in Unclaimed Property, but more than $1 million remains unclaimed. To streamline the process, the State Treasury has posted a special State and … Read More

State Treasurer Returns Half-Million Dollars in Unclaimed Property to Economy during COVID-19 Outbreak

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David McRae today announced the State Treasury has returned a half-million dollars in unclaimed property to Mississippi’s economy since the COVID-19 outbreak began escalating in mid-March. “Our number one priority is to find the rightful owners of unclaimed property and return the money as quickly as possible,” said McRae. “We are thrilled to have infused a half-million dollars into the … Read More

Online Notary Option Now Available for Unclaimed Property Claims

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Treasurer David McRae today announced unclaimed property claims can be notarized remotely, after Governor Tate Reeves eased requirements. “Unclaimed property is not the state’s money. It’s your money,” said Treasurer David McRae. “Especially as families face financial difficulties amid the coronavirus pandemic, we see it as our number one priority to return unclaimed property to its rightful owners as quickly … Read More

McRae Announces $2 Million Now Returned to Rightful Owners of Unclaimed Property

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Mississippi State Treasurer David McRae today announced $2 million has been returned to the rightful owners of unclaimed property since he took office in January. In total, the Office of the Treasury has processed and closed 1,083 unclaimed property claims. “This is money folks are entitled to, so we’re going to be proactive about finding them and returning it,” said … Read More