The State of New York may have a Christmas present for you.According to state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the total amount of unclaimed funds New Yorkers may claim from the state is approximately $3 billion.
That’s a little more than $140 per resident for all 5 boroughs, Long Island and Westchester.
Someone actually has $1.7 million waiting for them.
“I would like to return the money to the rightful owners,” New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said in a statement this weekend. “In these difficult times we are seeing more than ever that every single dollar counts. I encourage New Yorkers who have been impacted by the recent storm to initiate the simple process of retrieving their unclaimed funds as they continue to rebuild.”
To see if the state possesses funds owed to you, click on this link and enter your name.