Writing out paper checks raises the chances of being the target of fraud and theft. The WSJ personal- finance team’s Oyin Adedoyin joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss ways to reduce those risks.
0:00 Fraud and theft
0:47 Why people still use paper checks
1:53 How criminals steal checks
2:38 How to protect yourself
4:08 Online payment options
4:22 Washing checks
5:34 More precautionary measures
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