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Fake Check Scams

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According to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center, the number of reported fake checks is increasing, from an average of 593 per month in 2004 to an average of 787 per month in 2007.

The amount of reported losses from fake check scams has also quadrupled over the past three years.

According to the National Consumers League, victims lose an average $3,000 to $4,000.


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