Stolen Check Scams On The Rise Amid ‘Washing’ Scheme

Stolen Check Scams On The Rise Amid ‘Washing’ Scheme

Cybersecurity experts say they’ve noticed a sharp rise in stolen check scams over the last few months. NBC News’ Gabe Gutierrez reports on thieves brazenly stealing envelopes from mailboxes and using chemicals such as nail polish remover to “wash” away the writing on checks.

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