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Business owner's checks stolen, forged in nationwide scam

Police say crooks stole checks from a business owner and forged them as part of a nationwide scam.

Police say it turned out the business owner was the victim of a scam called car wrapping. The crooks place a job opportunity ad in a newspaper, looking for people who are willing to advertise a business on their car.

Anyone who answers the ad is sent a check for a couple of thousand dollars, and told to keep $400 and wire back the rest of the money. The problem is the check is bogus and in this case, someone stole one of the victims legitimate business checks and made a bunch of phony checks and forged the signature on them.

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