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St. John residents owed $4M. Are you one of them?

Check L’OBSERVATEUR’s public notices on page 3B and 5B of the current edition to view a list of all St. John the Baptist Parish residents entitled to a combined $4.08 million in unclaimed property from the Louisiana State Treasurer’s Office.

St. John residents may also refer to latreasury.com to search the online database and collect money. Database entries list the claim type and monetary range, from less than $25 to more than $100.

According to the State Treasurer’s Office, local businesses turn over millions in unclaimed cash, stocks, bonds, securities and insurance each year.

Payout is made possible by the Louisiana Department of Revenue, according to Louisiana State Treasurer John M. Schroder Sr.

“My office is printing 2,500 checks every day and over the next several weeks, 85,000 residents will receive checks in the mail,” Schroder said.

Call 1-888-925-4127 for more information.