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Over £8 million Premium Bond prizes lost in the post - MSE News

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Savings & Investments
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Savings & Investments
Over 180,000 premium bond prizes which were sent as cheques but never arrived in the post are waiting to be reclaimed, MoneySavingExpert can reveal...
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'Over £8 million Premium Bond prizes lost in the post - check if you're owed'
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  • AnotherJoeAnotherJoe Forumite
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    Presumably these are mostly from people who moved and didn't let NS&I know ?
  • piorunspioruns Forumite
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    "Some of the undelivered £8 million in prizes date back from the very first prize draw in 1957" Wow that surprised me :D NS&I really keep their records. And the fact that prizes doesn't expire over time :)
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    AnotherJoe wrote: »
    Presumably these are mostly from people who moved and didn't let NS&I know ?

    I agree.

    The article's headline says "lost in the post", while the third paragraph explains that the prizes are returned undelivered to NS&I.

    So not "lost in the post" then. :think:
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