FBI Warns of Reshipping and Counterfeit Checks Scams

Check cashing scam
Check cashing scam

The Internet Crime Complaint Center's latest scam alert includes an elaborate reshipping ploy used to steal personal information and a counterfeit check scheme targeting real estate professionals.

Alerts by the IC3, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), reflect recent cyber-crime trends and new takes on existing scams. Recent alerts have included warnings about potassium iodide price gougingand virus-laden Osama Bin Laden spam.