Our friends at the Liberal Police Department are warning about a new scam to be on alert for.
It would be hard to resist the temptation of surprise money... but that's exactly what you should do if you run into this situation.
The LPD has received reports of unexpected checks (red flag number one) showing up in residents' mailboxes with very specific instructions on how to deposit them (red flag number two). The instructions say to deposit the check via online banking or through an ATM, both which create a loophole in the funds verification process... and could leave you paying a hefty fee, or worse- an empty bank account.
Read more below.