The South Carolina Treasurer’s Office currently has more than $61 million in unclaimed funds that belong to people living in Lexington and Richland Counties.

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis is looking for a list of people who need to claim their property. Different types of funds covered by the Unclaimed Property Program include dormant bank accounts, un-cashed checks, unclaimed insurance proceeds, and forgotten utility deposits.

The State Treasurer’s Office holds the funds until claimed by the rightful owners. Loftis said he wants people to be able to get their money.

“It’s your money and I want to give it back to you,” he said. “It only takes a minute to check to see if you have any unclaimed property. It’s free and easy to do, so there’s no excuse not to check your name.”

Loftis and the Unclaimed Property Program returned nearly $33 million in 2017. The total amount of money returned during Loftis’s administration is now up to $137 million, which is more than all previous state treasurers combined, according to the Treasurer’s Office.

Link to unclaimed property site

Here is a list (not a complete list) of residents in Richland and Lexington Counties who have funds waiting to be claimed:

Rhonda Meisner Blythewood

Terence Canty Blythewood

Jacquard Grinnell Blythewood

Kirklyn Johnson Cayce

Megan Malone Cayce

Joan Willis Cayce

Suzanne Lee Chapin

Chadwick Cooper Chapin

Stephen Murray Chapin

Joan Squitieri Columbia

Tommy Williams Columbia

Marcus Broadway Columbia

Jeffrey Taillon Columbia

Dalton Oldham Columbia

Clayton Peters Columbia

Verlon Rhodes Columbia

Susan Gibbs Columbia

Willie Wilson Eastover

Ashley Flemming Eastover

James Myers Eastover

Katherine Carter Forest Acres

Keith Malloy Gadsden

Levinia Harris Gadsden

Billy Propst Gaston

Mark Mayers Gaston

Ashley Bush Gaston

Brenda Knight Gilbert

Kayla Hall Gilbert

Jeffery Perry Gilbert

Bryan Ward Hopkins

Lisa Small Hopkins

Wendell Gibson Hopkins

Robert Barfield Irmo

Zachary Poston Irmo

Leon Tucker Irmo

Thomas Damato Lexington

David Elkins Lexington

Angela Sweatt Lexington

Cristina Dulin Lexington

Andrew Hipp Lexington

Timothy Ray Lexington

Kathryn Puryear Lexington

Lauren Gunter Pelion

Clifford Bradley Pelion

Jonah Stukes Pelion

William Hoffman Swansea

Justin Hanson Swansea

Joshua Jeffcoat Swansea

Anthony Lynn West Columbia

Brent Archie West Columbia

Kimberley Fulmer West Columbia

Categories: Blythewood, Cayce, Chapin, Columbia, Forest Acres, Lexington, Lexington County, Richland County, West Columbia

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