Methodology of Economic Crimes

Check fraud is a common crime. Many methods have been developed for committing check fraud. Some that were listed in the text are:

  • Closed account checks
  • Counterfeit checks
  • Forged signatures
  • Forged endorsements
  • Check kiting
  • Altered checks
  • Identity assumption

Drawing from your own experience and the material from the text, describe one of these methods. In addition, if you do have any personal experience with the technique you described or any of the other techniques (either as a victim or as an acquaintance of someone who has tried the technique), please discuss this experience as well. (Please do not mention names or dates to protect third parties.)