unclaimed property http://wkms.org en KY Treasurer warns of unclaimed property scams http://wkms.org/post/ky-treasurer-warns-unclaimed-property-scams <p>Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach is urging residents across the Commonwealth to be alert for scams involving unclaimed property.&nbsp; Hollenbach says several business firms are using the Freedom of Information Act to obtain unclaimed property owner information. He says their intent is to sell individuals an unclaimed property search.&nbsp; Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:23:31 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 33111 at http://wkms.org KY Treasurer warns of unclaimed property scams the morning cram [lost your marbles? maybe they're in Springfield edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-lost-your-marbles-maybe-theyre-springfield-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong></p><p>Apparently, male snails make good <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/06/160627329/whos-your-daddy-male-snail-carries-eggs-as-cargo">adoptive</a> fathers.</p><p></p><p><strong>In Kentucky:</strong></p><p>The Commonwealth, and a liquor store, are trying to <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/state-seeks-keep-ky-liquor-law-place">block alcohol sales</a> in groceries.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:10:45 +0000 Todd Hatton 21773 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [lost your marbles? maybe they're in Springfield edition] Illinois treasurer has $1.6B in unclaimed property http://wkms.org/post/illinois-treasurer-has-16b-unclaimed-property <p>Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is asking residents to go online and find out if they or their relatives can claim any of the $1.6 billion in unclaimed property being held by the state.&nbsp; Abandoned bank accounts, stocks, items in safe-deposit boxes and other unclaimed property are turned over to the treasurer’s office when the owners can't be found. &nbsp;The treasurer's I-Cash program attempts to return property to the rightful owners or their heirs. Last year, it returned more than $100 million worth of property.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:56:02 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 21770 at http://wkms.org Illinois treasurer has $1.6B in unclaimed property