WOODSTOCK – State Treasurer Dan Rutherford will be in Woodstock today to reveal the latest technology tool for Illinoisans to help reunite people with their unclaimed cash or other assets.
Rutherford is encouraging McHenry County residents to try out this tool at his I-Cash event at from 9 to 11 a.m. at the McHenry County Treasurer’s Office, 2100 Seminary Ave., Woodstock. Rutherford and McHenry County Treasurer Bill LeFew will speak at 10 a.m.
Visitors will determine whether the state is holding any money or unclaimed property belonging to them. According to the January list of unclaimed property holders, 104,895 owners in McHenry County have $19,422,314 in unclaimed property.
The I-Cash program helps reunite owners with their unclaimed property.
The Unclaimed Property Division has more than $1.7 billion in cash, plus contents from Illinois safe deposit boxes that have been inactive for at least five years.
To find out if you have unclaimed property through I-Cash, visit the treasurer’s website at www.treasurer.il.gov and follow the I-Cash link. The website is updated weekly to reflect new properties remitted to the office.
For information, call 217-785-6998 or email info@Icash.Illinois.gov, although searches cannot be completed by telephone.