JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Need some extra cash? This is no gimmick, and there are no strings attached. You may have money that’s owed to you and don’t even know it. The state of Florida is holding $2.3 billion waiting for the rightful owners to come forward and claim what belongs to them.
With COVID-19 impacting everyone in one way or another, checking your name or a relative’s name could mean extra money just in time for the holidays.
The money being held comes from a long list of places like forgotten bank accounts, credit card balances, rebates, paychecks, utility deposits and more. So, News4JAX teamed up with the CFO’s office for the “Holiday Money Hunt” to get the word out that tens of millions of dollars are available in Northeast Florida alone.
Here’s a county-by-county look at what’s up for grabs:
- Baker County: $932,185
- Bradford County: $1,370,610
- Clay County: $10,289,043
- Columbia County: $4,310,806
- Duval County: $99,890,865
- Nassau County: $4,414,755
- Putnam County: $5,344,420
- St. Johns County: $15,727,840