Q: Can I press charges if I was given a fake check which took me a $30 stop payment fee check after cancelling the deposit?
Some men messaged me. He told me he'd give me an "allowance" and he said we needed to do a test in for him to know that he can trust me. He sent me a check and told me to deposit it and I did. Then I got scared and after doing some research I realized that he was doing a popular method of scamming people by giving them fake checks from an incorporation. Once it does go through he would ask me to send him a big part of the money back to "prove my trust" and then he'd just disappear when the bank does realize it was fake. So I wanted to know if there was anything I could press charges for in this scenario?
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