More ‘Check Washing’ Victims Speak Out As Officials Press Postal Service To Address Rising Fraud

More victims of “check washing” are speaking out about their experiences as officials press the U.S. Postal Service about how it’s addressing the crime that has spiked in Chicago.

The stolen-check scheme involves thieves stealing mail, erasing the ink with chemicals and rewriting the checks for themselves, as the Sun-Times reported Tuesday.

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David Struett