Festival goers find over $35,000 in unclaimed cash

- Posted on Sep 15, 2010 - 03:48 PM

Dozens of people who attended Mathews Market Days were a bit richer when they left there Saturday.

According to Mathews Treasurer Wendy Stewart, Virginia’s Unclaimed Property Division, which had a booth at the festival, found $35,116.51 in unclaimed cash for 179 Virginia residents, plus 398 shares of stock of unknown value.