Counterfeit check fraud is on the rise.
A counterfeit check is a check that has been created fraudulently that may post to your account because it contains your account number. This is an increasing trend we are seeing on both personal and commercial checking accounts. It’s extremely important to review your account information daily. If you suspect fraud, contact your financial institution immediately.
To reduce your risk of loss follow these suggestions:
- Enroll in Online Banking
- Download your bank’s mobile app
- Set alerts to monitor transactions
- Review your accounts daily
- Call your financial institution immediately if you suspect fraud.