Treasurer warns of fake property Web site

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 10:18 pm
By: News 9


The state Treasurer is warning people about a fake property Web site.

Treasurer Scott Meacham issued a warning about an official-looking Web site that offers to help you find unclaimed property for a fee.

The official Web site where you can search the treasurer's unclaimed property list is

"We're just telling people to be careful," Meacham said. "We referred the issue to the Attorney General's office. We believe it quite possibly involves consumer fraud. We just want to get the word out to warn people."

Meacham said the state will not charge a fee to access this information on their site.