Columbia -- South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis signed letters returning $338,622.96 in unclaimed property to citizens Tuesday.

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The Treasurer encourages everyone to check for unclaimed property. "Deposits from utilities when you were in college, old paycheck when you forgot about it and went on to do something else," said State Treasurer Curtis Loftis. "It could be insurance settlements. It's amazing of the kind of money it could be."

Examples of the type of property covered by the Program include bank accounts, stock certificates, checks, insurance policies and utility deposits. The Unclaimed Property Program does not include tangible property like land or vehicles.

You can click here to see if the State Treasurer's Office is holding unclaimed property for you or members of your family.