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Michigan launches new website to help you find lost, abandoned property

Posted: 9:19 AM, Sep 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-25 15:12:56Z
State website upgrade to help find lost property
State website upgrade to help find lost property

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Treasury office is introducing a new website to help people claim lost or abandoned property.

The website will allow electronic claim filings and searches for property and is expected to be up and running by Oct. 1. Holders of unclaimed property will be able to file reports and provide payments electronically.

The Michigan Unclaimed Property  website  and call center will be unavailable starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday through 8 a.m. on Oct. 1 as part of the transition to the new website.

Michigan has returned more than $400 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners or their heirs over the past four years.