Millions of dollars waiting to be claimed in Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Residents in two Mississippi counties could be about to strike it rich.

On Tuesday, Tate and DeSoto County residents will have the opportunity to search the state’s unclaimed money list and file claims for funds.

Mississippi State Treasurer David McRae said one in 10 Mississippians has unclaimed property, and there are millions of dollars being held by the Mississippi Treasury waiting to be claimed by the rightful owners.

Unclaimed money can also include lost savings accounts, life insurance policies, uncashed dividend checks, utility security deposits, and tax refunds.

If you want to search for the unclaimed property, a specialist from the Treasurer’s office will be available Tuesday, November 29, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tate County Justice Court Building at 103 Preston McKay Drive, Senatobia, MS.