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    Mar 2007

    travelers checks scam

    has any one been approached online to cash visa travelers checks and keep 10% and then western union the rest to another person and address specifically out of the usa? this was an aol member whom approached my boyfriend to do this!!!!!!!!!

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    Nov 2005

    Re: travelers checks scam

    Oh yeah, all the time. Western Union a big warning sign. In my case, they were going after the resumes on Monster and Careerbuilder. I had to finally make them unsearchable.

    Checks are fake. What happens is the bank doesn't clear them right away, so the bank credits the account in advance. By the time the checks are found not to be good, the crooks got the money and the bank goes after the account holder to recover their money. If over a certain amount, it's a felony and guess who they go after?

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