HIGH POINT, N.C. — What better way to start the new year than with a pocket full of cash that you weren’t expecting?
Well, there may be money waiting for you in North Carolina unclaimed property fund.
The fund has approximately $383 million that all belongs to North Carolinians.
Money goes into the unclaimed property fund when a company loses track of a consumer because of a change of address or other incorrect information.
Unclaimed property can range from paychecks to safe deposit boxes abandoned for 1 to 5 years.
To check for unclaimed property visit the North Carolina Department for State Treasurer to search for your name.