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Business Week: Good Times for Bad Paper
Heather Timmons discusses the wide extent of check fraud in today's business and the measures that can be taken to reduce risk.

Treasury & Risk Management: Breaking Up Over Fraud
Richard Gamble focuses on the effects of prevalent check fraud on banks and corporate account holders in the United States, including an account on check fraud in several states. Preventive measures against the practice, the context of the positive pay method, and the significance of the Uniform Commercial Code revisions in uniting banks and corporations against check fraud are discussed.

LA Times: 8 Arrested in Probe of $400-Million Check Fraud Syndicate
Bob Pool describes the alleged workings of a Los Angeles-area check fraud ring suspected of stealing over $400 million in altered checks.