|Federal bankruptcy courts hold over $200
million in unpaid refunds and unclaimed distributions
to bankruptcy creditors. A record number of recent
bankruptcy filings this year will increase this total
Federal bankruptcy trustees often aren't
able to make an effort to locate those owed money,
particularly if you're a creditor owed unclaimed
funds from a bankruptcy filing in another state.
unclaimed funds arising from a bankruptcy filing come
under the purview of the Federal Bankruptcy Court
System, they generally will not show up in a search
of your state unclaimed property database.
believe you are entitled to collect unclaimed funds
from a bankruptcy filing, you must initiate a search
with bankruptcy courts and trustees directly. Order
our Special Report: Bankruptcy Court Unclaimed Funds