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We provide a service for the owners of unclaimed money. This money has been left untouched for 6 or more years in organisations like banks or with a person such as a solicitor. The holder of the money has tried to find the owners but has not been successful.

Unclaimed money is not income tax refunds or any other unpaid tax refunds.

Scammers will sometimes contact you and advise you that you have unclaimed money waiting to be claimed. If you think you have been the target of an unclaimed money scam, you can forward the email to us at unclaimed.monies@ird.govt.nz

Signs of a scam