One form of check fraud, known as check washing, is the process of removing hand-written information from a check using chemicals. Criminals will typically wash the "Pay to" line and write in the dollar amount to their benefit.
Our identity theft expert, John Sileo, provides these six tips to help prevent this form of check fraud from happening to you.
To learn more about the practice of check washing, watch John Sileo's video, Check Washing and Check Fraud Countermeasures.
We hope this article has made you feel empowered when it comes to preventing fraud. Want to continue learning more about protecting your personal information? These articles are here to help: