UNCLAIMED money from shares can be tracked down using the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s database.
The database goes back as far as 1991.
Some of the companies that people have unclaimed money in include Ashton Mining Limited, Auriongold Ltd, Great Central Mines Ltd, Australian Premium Wines Ltd, Carrington Cotton Corporation, Herald and Weekly Times Limited and Acacia Resources.
The search mechanism can be found at www.asic.gov.au
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