How Stolen Checks are Fueling Check Fraud

The growing challenge of check fraud

Financial institutions are seeing a significant rise in check fraud — fueled by criminals targeting the U.S. postal system, to steal and alter checks. Meanwhile, the complexities of stolen and altered check fraud scams pose challenges for detection and loss prevention.

This concise infographic provides insights into the problem stolen checks pose to financial institutions, modern tactics criminals are using to commit check fraud and why deposit-side risk is so important to detection.

  •   Deposit/Check Fraud
  •   Fraud