Unclaimed Money in San Diego

An Indian money changer poses as he counts US Dollar currency notes at his office in New Delhi on October 24, 2008. India's central bank kept its key interest rates steady but declared it was ready to take 'unconventional' and swift measures to deal with the global financial crisis. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA/Getty Images

The city of San Diego sits on returned checks from undeliverable bad addresses, refunds, and vendor payments. Anyone who's done business with the city in the past three years may be owed a payment.

The checks, total up to $1.2 million and vary from $1 to $30,000 in 2,368 accounts. 

To find out if you're owed any money, check the city of San Diego’s website for free. The inventory of unclaimed checks is updated each quarter... so check back often.

*You have one year to claim your money.