check fraud

New Wireless App – Depositing Checks Using Your Cell Phone?

A recent commercial on tv highlighted a new app to be launched in the near future, perhaps as early as this summer.  The app will allow a smart phone user to take a picture of a check to be deposited, and transmit the picture to their bank.  The user will not have to physically go to the bank, nor present …

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Keeping Up With Embezzling? Shop at Staples!

In the movie “Men In Black” (MIB) staring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent D’Onofrio, there is a scene where they visit a newsstand to collect the recent tabloids.  Kay (Jones) tells Smith that the tabloids are what they use to keep track of the aliens living on the planet. He makes a reference to Elvis, and tells him …

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Still Writing Manual Checks? What pens do you use?

New schemes never cease to amaze me.  The resurgence of old schemes is even more interesting. The Pilot Frixion pen series are marketed as erasable gel pens. Other pen makers may offer similar pens. For certain applications, these pens are great.  Make a mistake while writing, simply rub away the error, and re-write it correctly. Accounting, finance and bookkeeping departments …

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