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Security Features on Checks

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Do you have any tips for detecting counterfeit checks?
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At my recent programs I have been surprised to find that many financial institutions don’t supply black lights at the teller line. Black lights have been used for years in banking to help reduce counterfeit checks, counterfeit currency and identification documents. Today many motor vehicle licenses are produced with features that can only be observed using black light. If you’re not sure if the document is a counterfeit item place a known item under the black light and compare with your questioned document. You will be surprised what can be discovered using a black light.

First published on BankersOnline.com 5/07/07

First published on 05/07/2007

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