‘Holiday money hunt’: Are you among the 1 in 5 Floridians who has unclaimed property awaiting them?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s chief financial officer said the state has $2 billion in unclaimed property waiting to be claimed by residents.

CFO Jimmy Patronis launched the “holiday money hunt” to spread the word and help people recover cash that has been lost or that they might not even know about.

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One in five Floridians has unclaimed property waiting for them.

Since 2017, more than $1 billion has been returned to Floridians.

Patronis said there is more than $359 million in unclaimed property in Central Florida.

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See a county-by-county breakdown below:

• Brevard $54,688,284

• Flagler $7,197,249

• Lake $23,551,175

• Marion $25,599,345

• Orange $133,054,708

• Osceola $23,316,429

• Seminole $37,918,426

• Sumter $4,735,789

• Volusia $49,618,811

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To check if you have any unclaimed property, click here.

Click here to read more about unclaimed property in Central Florida.

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CFO Jimmy Patronis announced that the Orlando area currently holds more than $359 million in Unclaimed Property and now...

Posted by Florida Department of Financial Services on Monday, November 23, 2020

Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.