Unclaimed property online auction to begin soon

SPRINGFIELD – Thousands of items will be offered an online auction hosted by the Illinois Treasurer's Unclaimed Property Division.

“The auction will include 16,200 pieces of unclaimed property,” said Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs.

Under Illinois law, the Illinois Treasurer's office is the custodian of unclaimed property including lost bank accounts, insurance policy proceeds, and forgotten safe deposit boxes.

The auction will begin Monday, March 16 at 10 AM and will begin closing at 10 AM Friday, March 20. Those interested can preview the items at illinoistreasurer.gov by clicking on the Unclaimed Property Auction link.

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