US Savings Bonds/Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds

How to recover lost Savings Bonds

Monday, July 12th, 2004
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds
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If you know that a Savings Bond has been lost, stolen, or destroyed, you can have it replaced or redeemed without a fee. The process is the same no matter what series the bond is in.

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Have these bonds been cashed?

Monday, August 23rd, 2004
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings BondsInheriting and bequeathing US Savings Bonds
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I am executor for my late aunt. While going through her financial paperwork, I found a record book of Series E bonds she purchased during the years 1942 through 1946. How can I find out if the bonds have been redeemed or if they are still active and need to be redeemed as part of her estate?

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Get a list of your US Savings Bonds

Tuesday, September 21st, 2004
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How do I get a complete list of savings bonds that have been issued to my Social Security Number?

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Savings Bonds never received

Friday, October 22nd, 2004
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds
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I purchased a savings bond about ten weeks ago and another about six weeks ago. I have not recieved either actual bond yet. How long does it normally take to get them?

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Lost property: what to do with an unclaimed Savings Bond

Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds
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I found a Savings Bond inside a donated book. Where do I send it, so I can get it back to its owner?

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Possession is 0% of the law

Thursday, December 9th, 2004
Categorized as: Savings Bond registration changesLost or stolen US Savings BondsInheriting and bequeathing US Savings Bonds
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When I filled out the forms to cash them, the Treasury said I couldn't have the money and instead gave it (almost $15,000!) to my father and his brothers and sisters. Whatever happened to possession is 9/10's of the law?

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Recovering stolen Savings Bonds

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds
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If a Savings Bond is taken without your knowledge and cashed in by someone who is neither the owner nor co-owner of the bond, what happens to them and to the bank that cashed the bond?

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Reclaiming Savings Bonds held in military safekeeping

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings Bonds
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I purchased a few Savings Bonds when I was in the Marines in 1970 while at boot camp in San Deigo. I've lost track of them. How can I locate and cash them in?

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Using Treasury Hunt to find forgotten Savings Bonds

Friday, May 19th, 2006
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings BondsInheriting and bequeathing US Savings Bonds
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The Treasury has an online system called Treasury Hunt that can help you find Savings Bonds you don't know about.

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How do I cash torn Savings Bonds with pieces missing?

Friday, July 28th, 2006
Categorized as: Lost or stolen US Savings BondsCashing in US Savings Bonds
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I have two series E Savings Bonds which are torn in half. I would like to cash them in. What do I need to do?

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Savings Bond disaster relief programs

Monday, September 15th, 2008
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Information on special rules for the redemption or replacement of Savings Bonds after a natural disaster.

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