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01/19/2022

CHECK CROOKS: THIEVES ARE STEALING CHECKS FROM USPS COLLECTION BOXES!

Montgomery Crime Watch PA

Check Crooks: USPS collections boxes are being illegally opened for checks!

Across the city of Philadelphia, thieves are gaining access into those blue USPS mail collection boxes you see on corners and stealing checks.

Thieves will dip the stolen checks in acetone to wipe out the writing and rewrite the checks to whomever and cash it. They will change the name, amount, and memo line.

Thieves will even create fake IDs and use these checks to wire money using just the account/routing numbers. 

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