Stories tagged with: Ohio Department of Commerce

July 12, 2011 - 4:10pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

There is a chance you can collect money you may not even know about. It's called unclaimed funds.

The Ohio Department of Commerce reports that there has been a 10.1% increase in claims paid out to Ohioans. Department of Commerce Director, David Goodman, says Ohioans received almost 61 million dollars in unclaimed funds during the 2011 fiscal year.

"After five years of inactivity, that money get transferred to the state of Ohio." said Goodman. "The state of Ohio...

August 16, 2010 - 10:04am
4 years 28 weeks ago

Senior citizens are a popular target for con artists, which is why one organization is working to make them aware.

In a new ad campaign, the Ohio Department of Commerce's Division of Securities is focusing on teaching people to keep their money safe. The Outreach Coordinator for the Ohio Department of Commerce was at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors to make seniors citizens aware.

"Con artists prey on seniors in our community and specifically we're talking about...

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