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Delaware Residents Warned of Unclaimed Property Scam

Department of Finance | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2020



Delaware’s Director of the Office of Unclaimed Property (OUP), Brenda Mayrack, is warning residents about fraudulent scam text messages that are circulating across several states, including Delaware. These messages invite recipients to follow a link to access the “DE un-claimed asset database.” Please be advised that OUP never communicates with claimants or potential claimants by text.

Similar text messages have been reported in New Jersey, Michigan, Louisiana,and Idaho. This type of message is not an authorized form of communication from OUP and should be treated with extreme caution. Never follow any link from a questionable source – ignore or delete these messages and visit the OUP website to securely and safely search for Delaware unclaimed property, to file a claim, or check the status of a claim at https://unclaimedproperty.delaware.gov.

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Delaware Residents Warned of Unclaimed Property Scam

Department of Finance | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2020



Delaware’s Director of the Office of Unclaimed Property (OUP), Brenda Mayrack, is warning residents about fraudulent scam text messages that are circulating across several states, including Delaware. These messages invite recipients to follow a link to access the “DE un-claimed asset database.” Please be advised that OUP never communicates with claimants or potential claimants by text.

Similar text messages have been reported in New Jersey, Michigan, Louisiana,and Idaho. This type of message is not an authorized form of communication from OUP and should be treated with extreme caution. Never follow any link from a questionable source – ignore or delete these messages and visit the OUP website to securely and safely search for Delaware unclaimed property, to file a claim, or check the status of a claim at https://unclaimedproperty.delaware.gov.

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