Q: Scammed with fake checks and getting my bank accounts closed and cant reopen them how can I fix that?
So I was looking for a job and submitted my resume for a job it was remote. Well I did the interview online and stuff they said I need some work equipment which company will pay for it. So they send me a check for 1435 and they told me to deposit it thro your mobile deposit and I looked over the check and it looked real so I did it and after a few days I get an email that the bank decided to close my account and so they did and I cant re open accounts with them again. But I wasn't aware that the check was fake and it was a scam it happened to me before too and I really want to know how can fix that. It happened with chase over a year ago and still cant open any account and now with capital one two days ago.
( with the chase I didnt deposit it myself someone had my account somehow they got my username and password and they did it themselves)
Is there anyway I could fix them?
Thank you for your help.
A: Your story is not fully stated. You sent them the money for the "equipment" , right? Otherwise there is nothing in it for the scammer. The short answer is there is something called Checksystems which is like a credit report for bank accounts, and you are down as a bad person. To open an account you need to go to a little bank that does not use Checksystems, like one with one branch. Any national chain like Chase and Capital One will reject you. To get rid of the fraud you need to start by reporting the scam to the FBI and give whatever information you have on the scammers.
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A: There is an important hidden message for you in the great advice given to you by Mr. Siegel:
If this unfortunate becomes a habit affecting you and your banking habits you will eventually be unable to have a bank account anywhere on the planet--because all banks hooked to the federal banking system will soon be required to join the several different fraud detection services now doing a land-office business.
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