SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri's largest lost and found
Monday, February 7, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CST
Each week, the Missourian highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The records: Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel's office is home to more than $600 million in unclaimed assets in more than 3.5 million owner accounts. Missourians can search online to recover their unclaimed assets.
Why you’d want them: One in 10 Missourians has unclaimed property, and the average return is $365.
Where you get the records: Go to http://www.treasurer.mo.gov/mainucp.aspx and type a last name into the search box.
How much it will cost: The information is free.
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