Fake Check Scams and Your Small Business | Federal Trade Commission

Fake Check Scams and Your Small Business | Federal Trade Commission


You’re at your job when
suddenly, a new customer sends you a check for
more than they owe. They ask you to wire
them the difference. They gave you a reason
that seemed to make sense. So you did it. But by the time the bank
knew the check was a fake, the scammer already
had your money. Now you have to repay the bank. Learn how to spot scams
against your small business and talk to your
colleagues about it too. Learn more at
ftc.gov/smallbusiness.

2 comments

  1. I'm too smart for these idiotic scammers. When I hear the words "Money Gram" or "Western Union". I tell them F! Off! and good luck with their scamming business.

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