Q: I recently learned about scams involving personal checks. How can someone avoid becoming a victim of this crime?
A: The most effective steps are storing checks safely and destroying them properly.
When you receive an order of checks, review them to ensure they are correctly printed and that you received all of them. Store the checks in a safe, preferably locked, place.
If you find an error on your checks, fail to get an order for checks, lose checks or have them stolen, contact your...