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counterfeit cheque [1 record]

Record 1 2008-12-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Banking
  • Offences and crimes
CONT

Counterfeit cheques are either altered or fabricated.

CONT

Many counterfeit cheques are made to look like authentic company cheques and are drawn on accounts of legitimate companies ...

CONT

The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada and the United States Department of Justice are jointly issuing a Public Advisory to warn the public about the growing use of counterfeit checks and money orders.

OBS

The preferred Canadian spelling form is "cheque," not "check."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Banque
  • Infractions et crimes
CONT

Les chèques contrefaits sont des chèques modifiés ou des chèques fabriqués.

CONT

La banque a indiqué que son système d'autorisation avait initialement rejeté le chèque contrefait puisque le chèque en question référait à une carte déclarée volée.

Spanish

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