March 15, 2024

David Knott wants to help people file paperwork to recover some of the billions of dollars in “unclaimed” property that is being held by the State of Illinois. David and his small company, United Asset Recovery, Inc. specialize in this type of service. David has spent years working tirelessly to help people and businesses recover unclaimed property from states across the country. For a long time, he was able to do so in Illinois without incident. But now, the government says he needs a totally irrelevant license—as a private detective.