Some of the scammers would just contact you, stating that they made a mistake and overpaid you. The scammer sent you a check or money order that looks genuine, but it’s actually counterfeit.
In any case, they would always request that you send the difference back to them via Western Union or Moneygram. The bank will accept this fraudulent check, as you are depositing it into your account.
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If you are not aware of this scam, you may fall victim to it.
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They might say it is a money order for their scholarship or an employer’s paycheck.
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