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Bank Fake Purchase Confirmation Text

Summary Consumers are receiving fake purchase confirmation text messages from what appears to be their bank. When customers reply to those messages, a follow-up phone call to the customer shows the bank name for the Caller ID. These interactions evolve into a breached account. The report below from CBS provides more information. Source: CBS, 26… Continue reading Bank Fake Purchase Confirmation Text

Check Washing

Summary Scammers are stealing checks from the mail, chemically removing the ink, and then making the checks out to an alias name for cashing. Advice Use a black permanent ink pen that soaks into the check paper. Special pens are sold as anti-fraud pens for checks. Look for “Fraud Proof” in the description. [View Examples… Continue reading Check Washing