Currently, the County has more than 10,000 uncashed checks, totaling more than $2.4 million. How does this happen and could this be your unclaimed money?
When Sacramento County issues and mails a check to the rightful payee and it remains uncashed for six months after the issue date, the information becomes available in a PDF document on the Unclaimed County Warrants (checks) webpage
. The data is also searchable on the County’s Open Data portal
Here are quick and easy ways to find out if you have an uncashed check with Sacramento County:
If you find your name or business on the data listing, go to the Unclaimed County Warrants webpage
to find out about the documentation and information needed to validate that you are the rightful payee to receive the funds.
More Unclaimed Monies
- Claimant's Name
- Date of Birth
- Address (Current and Previous)
- Phone Number
- Amount of the claim
- DRR Account Number
- Court Docket Number
- Date of Order
- Defendant's Name
- Proof of Identity (Driver's License or ID Card)
- Proof of Payment: Copy of check, money order receipt, or credit card confirmation number
- Information regarding the incident (case information)
By making this data easily available on its websites, Open Data Portal and other measures, Sacramento County is working to ensure the information is accessible and the monies go to the rightful payees.