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Detectives warn of Fayetteville check scam

Posted August 14, 2008

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— Detectives are warning Fayetteville residents about a scam involving cashier’s checks.

The scam involves an e-mail sent to the victim advising them to follow every detailed step in order to receive an “overdraft cashier cheque." The victim is then instructed to cash the check and return a portion to the sender.

Citizens in all counties are urged to disregard these e-mails.

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  • denverbob234 Aug 14, 2008

    you would have to be a complete moron to respond to an on-line award on cash.

  • something2say Aug 14, 2008

    Hello, no money offers over the net are real!!!!! Delete delete delete!

  • wwilliams82 Aug 14, 2008

    Believe it or not, people still fall for this. "You can't fix stupid".

  • Z Man Aug 14, 2008

    Why do people need to be warned? This scam is many years old and unless you live in a cave you should know better.