New Yorker Angela Silverstein became around $13,000 richer in a matter of about five minutes. Tax-free, and with no risk, either.
How? She was simply able to locate money that was owed to her but that had been missing for years — in one instance, decades.
According to the latest figures from the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, more than $40 billion is sitting in state unclaimed property programs nationwide.