Polk County residents, there could be money with your name on it

Seriously, check the list below to see if you have unclaimed funds

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – There could be money with your name on it in Polk County -- no, seriously.

The Polk County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller has announced its annual list of unclaimed funds issued by the clerk's office.

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Residents can click here to see if their name is on the list.

Each year, the list includes names of people who have unclaimed checks from court-related activities. They only have a certain amount of time to claim the funds before they're no longer available.

According to Florida Statutes Section 116.21, which deals with unclaimed court-related property, if a claim is not made, the funds will be forfeited. 

Residents have until Sept. 1 to claim the funds. Funds can be claimed by calling Sherry Watkins at 863-534-4491.

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