Stolen Checks

Checks which are lost or stolen provide unlimited possibilities for a forger. In some cases it may take weeks before a loss is discovered.

How to Avoid

  1. Always keep blank checks in a safe place
  2. If possible, keep your mailbox locked
  3. Bank statements and canceled checks should be safeguarded
  4. Reconcile your statements monthly and report any discrepancies immediately
  5. Report lost or stolen checks immediately

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