Learn to recognize fake check scams

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Fake checks are a common tool for scammers, which is why the treasurer for the nonprofit “Maplewood Committee for Servicemen and Servicewomen” was wary. An unknown organization donated to this nonprofit and requested that the recipient of the checks register online to learn more about the checks.

Read this Bamboozled column on NJ.com to learn more about why she was right to be wary, and see how fake check scams work.