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What is a fake check scam?
What are the warning signs?
What are the most common types of fake check scams?
How do I know if it’s true that I’ve been selected for a cash grant?
How can I tell if it’s a legitimate mystery shopper opportunity?
How can I tell if a check or money order is counterfeit?
How do the scammers find victims?
If I can get the cash, doesn't that mean the check or money order is good?
Why can’t my bank, credit union, or check cashing service tell if the check or money order is good?
Why do the scammers want cash to be sent using a money transfer service?
How much could I lose in a fake check scam?
How can I prevent becoming a victim?
What if I deposited or cashed the check or money order but haven’t sent the cash yet?
What if I have already sent the cash?
What are law enforcement agencies doing?
What are the Web sites that scammers use to find victims doing?
What are financial institutions and money transfer and delivery services doing?
What are legitimate sweepstakes companies doing?
What can I do?
What are some other popular scams?