A friend of mine received a cheque as a payment and sent it to the bank. Later on the bank said that the cheque was forged or no enough money in it. Unfortunately he already spent the money, and he OWES the same amount of money of the cheque.
So just to be safe, wait for some days until you can withdraw money from the cheque. But I'm pretty sure that's a ...
The cheque is likely to be stolen, forged, drawn on an account with no money, or taken in payment for goods that will never be sent (because they don't even exist).
It will bounce sooner or later.
Can my account get hacked?
Can my bank get hacked?
Do I call my bank and ask them to cancel the deposit?
What do I tell them?
Contact the bank and tell ...
Lawrence's answer is excellent; these may indeed be stolen credentials.
There's another potential attack here. Some scammers will give you "proof" they're rich in this way, by having you log in to their account on a fake banking site they've set up, as a way to establish trust.
You should be very wary of subsequent requests to do things like ...
You’re treading on thin ice.
Banks typically go to great lengths to know their customers. They have authorisation papers to sign for setting up accounts, and don’t encourage handing credentials to others, to put it mildly.
The best case scenario would be that the person gave you the credentials to their own legitimate account. I don’t know whether merely ...