Is it risky to deposit a check that may be fraudulent?
I received a wire from someone I don’t know. They need me to send the funds somewhere. What is the risk? A loved one is in trouble and wants me to wire money to them. How do I know this isn’t fraud? Someone has asked me to take cash out of my account and send a wire through Western Union or MoneyGram. Is this fraud? I received an unexpected check in the mail. How do I know if it is legitimate? I received a check from a new employer whom I met online. The employer needs me to send money back. How can I verify the check? I recently got a work-from-home job, and my employer sent me a check to get started. Should I be concerned? I met someone on a dating website and he asked me to send money to help him get out of a tight spot. I care about him and want to help. What should I do? My account doesn’t have a high balance. Is it still risky to give someone access to my online banking account? How can I keep my online banking account secure? I received a text message from Redwood Credit Union. Is it legitimate? How can I verify that a website is secure? What is the risk of giving someone my credit or debit? I am being asked to wire money to someone. How do I know this is legitimate? What is the risk of giving someone access to my online banking? I clicked on a link in an email or text message. Should I be concerned?