Iowa Using Online Auction For Unclaimed Property

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Iowa's unclaimed property, including rocks, people's ashes and baseball cards, will be offered in an online auction beginning Nov. 26.

Iowa Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald said Wednesday that 100 lots are being prepared for the eBay auction.

The state has acquired the property from abandoned safe deposit boxes and other sources after a period of time spelled out by Iowa law.

Fitzgerald says the state has returned more than $154 million worth of unclaimed property over the years. He says last year his office took possession of an estimated $27 million in unclaimed property.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 179477071 -
Gray Television, Inc.