Have you ever gotten a check in the mail from a stranger and wondered if it was legit? Chances are, it was a fake, and designed to steal your money. Unfortunately, there are thieves who would like nothing better than to separate you from your hard-earned money. At the credit union, we see financial scams in all sorts of forms. One common scam is the use of fake checks. We want you to protect yourself by being aware of these scams. Please click here to read more about fake check scams at Fraud.org. In addition, you can sign up for weekly fraud alerts here. And, as always, if you are unsure about a check, let us know! We are here to help.