How to Spot a Fake Stimulus Check





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In this episode I show you how to spot a FAKE stimulus check using information directly from the Secret Service.

I cover:

2:16 – the memo line and why you should NEVER see the word “stimulus” on your stimulus check
3:39 – the Treasury Seal to the upper right of the Statue of Liberty
4:22 – the special bleeding security ink used on the Seal
4:58 – the watermark
5:16 – the ultraviolet overprinting
6:12 – microprinting on the back
7:16 – what you should do if you think you received a fake stimulus check

Where the Government Wants You to Report a Fake Stimulus Check:

– Local Law Enforcement

– A Secret Service Field Office:…

– Department of the Treasury:

– Office of Inspector General:

– Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration:…

– FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center:

– National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF):

– Internal Revenue Service (IRS):

– Federal Trade Commission (FTC):


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