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Check fraud can be especially devastating to practices in certain areas of law, such as personal injury and real estate settlements.
Positive pay would have identified potentially fraudulent items, but the customer declined the service and suffered a $150,000 check fraud loss.
Stale-dated check fraud can be stopped through vigilance and cooperative efforts.
It also says that annual check fraud losses now exceed $20 billion, which is up from $12 billion in 1996 and $5 billion in 1993.
The new regulation actually facilitated check fraud by giving criminals more time to complete fraudulent transactions.
With the incident of check fraud rising each year, everyone must do his or her part to combat this common criminal activity and protect Hawaii businesses.
Advances in computer hardware and software underlie most of the increase in check fraud - primarily the development of low-cost, high-quality color printers and scanners, along with desktop publishing software that makes it relatively easy to alter legitimate documents or create counterfeit checks virtually indistinguishable from the real thing.
The combination of sophisticated desktop technology and funds availability regulatory changes have helped make corporate check fraud a relatively low risk crime with potentially high returns.
Among other things, this group, which has been meeting on a monthly basis since the mid-1980s, has coordinated the dissemination of relevant and timely information on such matters of mutual interest or concern as Asian gangs' use of check fraud and check counterfeiting; West African advance fee schemes and credit card fraud; and asset forfeiture of criminally derived funds.
EZShield[R], a leader in identity management solutions, was issued a patent on January 1, 2013 for "System and Method of Providing Recovery to Victims of Check Fraud.
Create-A-Check, a leading provider of secure payment software solutions, has issued check fraud insurance to thousands of businesses using the company's payment management software.
Check fraud losses are growing at an alarming rate.