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Police Ask Merchants to Be Alert for Fake Traveler's Checks

Posted May 15, 2007 1:44 p.m. EDT

— The Fayetteville police Fraud Unit issued an alert Tuesday for businesses to be aware of fake traveler’s checks that are being passed.

Several local businesses reported receiving forged $500 VISA Traveler’s Cheques, police said.

Any business that receives a $500 dollar VISA Traveler’s Cheque should call the VISA hotline to verify the check is real. The hotline number is 800-227-6811.