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Treasurer Fitch and the Boards of Supervisors for DeSoto and Tate Counties Announce Joint Effort to Reunite Local Residents with Funds

Jackson, MSOn Thursday, December 13, staff from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch’s office will be available in Senatobia and Hernando to help area residents search the State’s unclaimed property list and file claims for their funds.

“Since I took office as Treasurer in January 2012, my office has distributed over $91 million in unclaimed property,” said Treasurer Fitch.  “This represents more than 57% of all the funds distributed through the State unclaimed property program since it began in 1982.  We have been so successful thanks to partnerships with local and state elected leaders and I appreciate the Supervisors of both DeSoto and Tate Counties inviting us to join them in helping local businesses and residents claim their money.  It’s a great economic stimulus program and can make a real impact in people’s lives.”

Unclaimed property specialists from the Treasurer’s office will be available:

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tate County Courthouse, 201 South Ward Street, Senatobia 

Thursday, December 13, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
DeSoto County Administration Building, 365 Losher Street in Hernando

 

“We are so happy to be able to work together to serve the people of Northwest Mississippi,” said Cole Massie, Tate County Administrator.  “We realize that during the holiday season, money is often flowing out of your wallet faster than it comes in, and we wanted to give people the opportunity to put a little money back into their accounts."

We worked with Treasurer Fitch on a similar event in Hernando in February,” said Vanessa Lynchard, DeSoto County Administrator.  “As a result, Treasurer Fitch distributed over $88,500 to DeSoto citizens.  We are excited for what could come from this new opportunity for local residents.”

Local residents can attend either event.  Staff will be available to help people search the State’s unclaimed property list, ask questions about the claims process, and retrieve paperwork necessary for filing a claim.  Claims processing typically takes 6-8 weeks to complete.

The full State unclaimed property list is always available for search at www.TreasurerLynnFitch.com.  In addition, Treasurer Fitch and the Supervisors have made the list available at the following other locations:

  • On the DeSoto County website, www.desotocountyms.gov;
  • In the office of the Tate County Chancery Clerk at the Tate County Courthouse, 201 South Ward Street;
  • In the DeSoto County Administration Building, 365 Losher Street, in the Board of Supervisors office (Suite 300) and at the reception desk in the first floor lobby; and
  • At the DeSoto and Tate County libraries.

 

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