Check Washing - Making a Comeback
If you routinely put outgoing mail in your mailbox that includes checks, you may want to rethink that practice. Check washing, where fraudsters alter the information on the check is the latest scam that has returned. Unfortunately it is happening in our area and is not just in big cities. Not only are they taking it directly from your mailbox, but they have also been known to steal from the outgoing receptacles by the post offices. At WSB we can assist you with setting up Bill Pay and you can securely pay your bills in your mobile app or online. Stop in and we will show you how!
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2023 Surge in Check Fraud and Older Customers: What to Know Now | Take Care (getcarefull.com)