How to identify check fraud
August 31, 2022
Check fraud continues to grow at an alarming rate. Before presenting a check at your bank or through mobile deposit, learn to recognize the red flags and protect yourself from scams.
Questions to Ask Yourself:
Do you have any reason to suspect that this check may be fraudulent?
Do you know the sender?
Were you expecting this check?
Does this request invoke a sense of urgency?
This check is from a mystery shopping program.
This check is payment for something you sold online.
You were instructed to return a portion of the check proceeds to the sender or a third party.
The offer se...