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Check “kiting”

What does check “kiting” mean?

With check kiting, fraudsters typically use two accounts from different financial institutions. The account holder writes a check from one account and deposits it to the other to inflate the account balance and withdraw funds. Financial institutions should implement systems and technology to mitigate such attempts.

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First published on 03/31/2024

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