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How to cash out Canadian cheque in foreign country

Yes, you'll need to ask the payer to change the payment method. If the payer insists on only using cheques, consider whether this is a legitimate transaction, because there are quite a few scams ...
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Is providing the name of the bank I bank with necessary when creating a check that's sent via email or am I at a risk of being scammed?

I was recently dm'd on tiktok by an artist requesting to use my profile picture for mural art as they were creating art based on human expressions. That's a variation on a common scam. There are ...
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Is providing the name of the bank I bank with necessary when creating a check that's sent via email or am I at a risk of being scammed?

My first post here and I have no financial qualifications besides working along money for many decades, but I'm pretty sure everyone would agree if it smells like a scam it probably is. Human nature, ...
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Is providing the name of the bank I bank with necessary when creating a check that's sent via email or am I at a risk of being scammed?

Is there reason to be suspicious or am i just being paranoid? Yes, there is. It is a scam. When someone forces you into a specific method of payment that makes no sense to you, has no proof of their ...
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Is providing the name of the bank I bank with necessary when creating a check that's sent via email or am I at a risk of being scammed?

If a legitimate person (like your grandmother) was to send you a physical check for your birthday, they don't have to know the name of your bank. One risk with a check being emailed to you, is that ...
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