Money News: Watch Your Mail For Stolen Check-Washing Scam

November 14, 2022

Do you mail checks? Well be aware that thieves are stealing checks from the mail and using account numbers to write bogus checks. Law enforcement officials call this scheme “wash and cash.” The scam clearly targets people who drop checks in the mail. Thieves lift the account and routing numbers and create their own fake checks. They will drain the accounts of unsuspecting victims. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, this swindle “exploded during the pandemic, leaving many victims struggling for months to recover their money. Click Here To Read More.

Source: Forbes/The Chicago Sun Times