|Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 11:35am|
Treasure Island Police are investigating two counterfeit $100.00 Visa Travelers Cheques and St. Pete Beach Police Department is investigating three counterfeit $100.00 Visa Travelers Cheques – all with the same serial number ending in the numbers 175.
St. Pete Beach case
suspects are two black males, 30-40 years of age, one wearing a hat and
one wears sunglasses.
For your protection, please follow these 5 simple steps when accepting Visa Travelers Cheques.
Step 1. Check the Visa Travelers Cheque(s) for the security features mentioned above. Step 2. Ensure that the presenter countersigns the cheque in the lower left corner in front of you. Step 3. Ensure that the signature and counter-signature match. Step 4. If the cheque is already counter-signed, ask the presenter to sign it again on the reverse side and ask for identification. Step 5. Ensure the amount presented is consistent with your normal business transactions.
If you have any questions about the above procedures, please contact the Visa GRS (toll-free numbers are listed above) or log-on www.quickcheque.net for on-line verification. If you require Acceptance Guideline brochures, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please call Treasure Island Police Department if you have any information on the suspects. Direct Information to: Detective Kathi Lovelace at (727) 547-4595 email@example.com