USDA African American Discrimination Settlement

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Pigford v. Glickman, a class action lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture, alleged racial discrimination in the allocation of farm loans and assistance by the USDA to African American Farmers. The lawsuit ended with a settlement of up to $50,000 to each African American farmer unfairly denied a loan. On November 30, 2010,… Click Here to Read More

US Bankruptcy Court Unclaimed Funds Owed Creditors From Closed Bankruptcies

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Unclaimed funds arising from bankruptcy proceedings consists of money that has not been claimed by individuals and businesses owed funds by those who have filed personal or corporate bankruptcy. Bankruptcy courts hold in excess of $200 million in unclaimed cash owed creditors and filers who either are unaware they’re owed funds, or have moved, changed… Click Here to Read More

Find Unclaimed HUD Refund


Unclaimed HUD refunds are owed hundreds of thousands of homeowners who have or had FHA insured mortgages. Each year the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the government agency which insures mortgages made by local lenders, estimates the number of defaults it will likely experience. Based on this prediction, it sets the insurance premium home buyers pay… Click Here to Read More

Unclaimed Indian Moneys (IIM) and Tribal Trust Funds Search


The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) holds 11 million acres in trust for Native Americans. Money from timber sales, agricultural and oil leases is distributed under the Individual Indian Monies (IIM) program. In addition to Individual Indian Monies, the Office of Trust Funds Management administers Tribal Trust Accounts. The Special Trustee for American Indians oversees… Click Here to Read More

IRS Tax Refund Search


Last year the IRS had 99,123 tax refund checks worth $153.3 million – an average of $1547 per taxpayer – returned by the post office as undeliverable, due to unreported changes of name and/or address; down slightly from the previous year, when 111,893 refund checks worth $165 million went unclaimed. If you’ve moved since filing… Click Here to Read More

US Postal Money Order Refunds


The U.S. Postal Service holds a significant amount of unclaimed money. Each year over $25 million in Postal Service Money Orders are not cashed. No name or address records are kept for purchases of domestic money orders. The USPS will not contact you if a money order is not cashed – you must initiate action… Click Here to Read More

Replace Lost, Destroyed or Stale-dated Checks


Checks often go unclaimed after they are lost or destroyed, returned by the post office as undeliverable, or because the payee simply forgets to present them for payment. Failure to cash or deposit a check does not terminate your right to the funds and the issuer’s responsibility to pay. This is generally true even if… Click Here to Read More

Child Support – Find Lost and Unclaimed Child Support Payments

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The Federal Child Support Enforcement Program, a partnership between CSE and state child support offices, establishes and enforces court orders for financial and medical child support payments. Collections tools available include Federal Income Tax Refund Offset, which redistributes income tax refunds due delinquent parents to custodial parents. Over the years the states have collected nearly… Click Here to Read More