Unclaimed Money for the Military
This also applies to the courageous men and women of the armed services.
The Department of Defense holds money that has gone unclaimed belonging to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. In fact I read an article that stated the DOD is having a hard time returning money due to our brave soldiers because the soldiers think the claim forms being issued are actually scams !
The link to the article is: http://www.komonews.com/news/consumer/103103034.htm
There are other sources that unclaimed money comes from as well such as: Ticketmaster, the IRS, Credit Card companies like Citibank and other various sources.
The amount of money being held is almost unbelievable. The DOD says that is has over $315,000,000.00 in unclaimed funds in their Special Fund alone. Add this to all the other departments in the Federal Government and all the accounts in all the 50 states of the Union and you can start to get an Idea of how much money is waiting to be claimed.
The U.S. Department of Defense estimates that 145000 military Veterans were eligible for a bonus that averages $3700. Nationwide, 90000 people who are eligible for some bonus money have not submitted an application. …
Publish Date: 09/16/2010 12:10
The combined unclaimed funds volume has reached to almost $40 billion in the state treasuries and is expected to cross $50 billion very soon. Overseas employment, foreign workforce, increasing number of US military involvement and …
Publish Date: 08/31/2010 3:03
(ChattahBox)–At least 90000 military vets are eligible for a special retroactive payday to compensate them for being forced to serve beyond their discharge. … There is about $324 million still left unclaimed, so get right on this soldiers. A Pentagon PSA is urging service members to tell a friend about the money that may be sitting there waiting for them. “There are service members and vets out there who are eligible for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay, …
Publish Date: 09/05/2010 9:13
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