#romancescams | Fargo’s Fraud Squad: Don’t Abbreviate 2020

For your own good, don’t abbreviate 2020 on official documents. Fraud expert Phil Swan explains.

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On the first “Fargo’s Fraud Squad” of the year (and decade), we have a warning when writing the year… 

Make sure you are writing out “2020” on official documents rather than “20”.

When the year 2020 is abbreviated on official forms and documents, those looking to exploit unsuspecting people can easily manipulate those numbers and leave people potentially vulnerable to fraud.

For example, a document dated 1/4/20 can easily be changed to 1/4/2021 by adding two numbers at the end.

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(Gate City Bank’s Fraud Expert Phil Swan in the KFGO studios)

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